"Mr Kumar is guarded around the clock by three policemen carrying AK-47 rifles."
What really is needed is the lifting of this scarcity so that everybody can learn to the best of their abilities not just a handpicked few (and not just because they happen to be poor!)
I wrote about it in 2006: http://blogs.adventnet.com/svembu/2006/01/19/a-not-so-brief-...
I reposted it now at Zoho:
If you intend to be a responsible citizen in India, you need a licensed Beretta Pistol.
If you intend to be a responsible citizen in India, you need a licensed Beretta Pistol."
This is completely untrue. ( I am Indian and live in India). In India, like in the UK, it is the rare civilian who has a gun, with the badlands of Bihar and some parts of Uttar Pradesh being exceptions. How did you conclude that "being a responsible citizen you need a pistol?"!!