The recent deadly ambush of CRPF personnel by Naxals in Chhattisgarh came even as a former DGP alleged corruption by a senior member of the Maharashtra government. Do the challenges faced by India’s police and paramilitary forces have their roots in politicisation? If so, how can this problem be tackled? Ameera Rao discusses with Lt. Gen Prakash Menon and Ruturaj Gowaikar.
Read Lt Gen Prakash Menon’s recent article in ThePrint on the politicisation of police forces: