PUDUCHERRY (Agencies) - With neighbours like Pakistan not having a friendly attitude towards India, earmarking Rs 1.47 trillion for the defence budget was absolutely necessary and inevitable, Indian Home Minister P Chidambaram has said. Had the neighbouring countries been stable, peaceful and were oriented in a friendly manner towards India, our allocation of such a big fund for defence in the budget would not have arisen, he said at a meeting organised by Puducherry PCC. Referring to internal security, Chidambaram said the budget for the current fiscal is expected to be Rs 400 billion to address the requirements of paramilitary forces and the police. Terrorists, divisive forces and Naxals are on the prowl fomenting violence by exploiting and intimidating the poor and have-nots and more particularly the tribal people. , he said, adding that allocating such amount becomes necessary to manage the machinations of these elements.