Decline in Naxal activities by 43 pc: Govt

Decline in Naxal activities by 43 pc: Govt

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New Delhi, Dec 4: The Home Ministry told the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday there has been a decline of 43 per cent in Naxal-related violence as compared with preceding five years period.

Replying to supplementaries during Question Hour, Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said the Centre has approved a National policy and Action Plan in 2015 after consultation with stake holders.

'Only ten districts account for 2/3rd Left Wing extremism. Naxal-related incidents between May 2014 to April 2019 have been 43 per cent lesser while compared with the preceding five years period,' he added. (UNI)