Wednesday, 2 August 2017

Naxalite attacks

Incidents of violence perpetrated by Left Wing Extremists have been declining consistently over the years. Data for last five years is as under:-

Year
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
Incidents
1415
1136
1091
1089
1048

            Details of loss of lives and property due to attacks by Left Wing Extremists in last three years is as follows:-
Ser.
Parameters
2014
2015
2016
1.
Civilians killed
222
171
213
2.
No. of Security Forces killed
88
59
65
3.
Incidents of Attacks on Infrastructure and Economic Targets
100
127
79

The Government already has a comprehensive National Policy and a multi-pronged action plan to deal with Left Wing Extremism comprising of security related measures, developmental interventions and ensuring rights & entitlements of local communities etc.

This was stated by the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir in a written reply to question by Shri Naresh Agrawal in the Rajya Sabha today.


Courtesy: pib.nic.in

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