Nearly 50 percent drop in terrorist activities in J&K in 4 years: Home Ministry data

new Delhi: Data tabled in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) shows that there has been a decline in terrorist incidents in Jammu and Kashmir.

According to the MHA data, these cases have declined by almost 50 per cent from 417 in 2018 to 229 in 2021, reported ANI.

Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai said, “The government has a zero tolerance policy against terrorism and the number of terrorist attacks has gone up from 417 in 2018 to 255 in 2019, 244 in 2020 and 229 in 2021.” Data before the Upper House through a written reply.

He also presented data, which showed the killing of 87 civilians and 99 security personnel by terrorists in J&K between August 5, 2019 and November 2021, compared to the killing of 177 civilians and 406 security personnel from May 2014 to August 2019. .

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Rai further said that there is a strong security and intelligence system in place to prevent any terrorist attack.

Responding to a question about the number of civilians and security personnel killed by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir, he said, “In addition, day and night domination in the area, round-the-clock checks on the checkpoints, patrolling against terrorists and active operations were carried out.” He is going.” During the period August 2019 to November 2021.