“My son was walking down the stairs,” recalls Tyagi, his face set with grim determination. “They shot him from the back. Four bullets. He died on the spot.” India’s first school shooting at the posh Euro International School in New Delhi had claimed young Abishek Tyagi’s life.
For now, schoolyard gunplay remains rare. But thanks to a strange coincidence of Americanization and traditional machismo brought on by rapid economic growth, India has developed a gun obsession that makes Charlton Heston look like Gandhi. Police say there has been an alarming rise in gun violence in and around Delhi over the past few years as weapons proliferate.
This is an interesting article about the rapid rise of gun crime in India as guns become more accessible. Shows that gun ownership is a bad.