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In Rajya Sabha government says security scenario has improved in J&K

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By: Shayib Bhat VOV


Claiming that the security scenario has improved, the central government in Rajya Sabha said that there is a marked improvement since the abrogation of article 370 in the ground situation of Kashmir.

Government said that not only levels of violence have gone down, but even infiltration attempts and other such incidents have decreased. This information was given by the central government on Wednesday in Rajya Sabha while giving other information especially the data regarding the same.

According to the PTI reporting about the information given in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday it has said in the report as follows.

Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai also said the number of militants incidents in Jammu and Kashmir has come down from 417 in 2018 to 203 (up to November 30) in 2021 and estimated net infiltration has come down from 143 in 2018 to 28 (till October 31) in 2021.

”The government has instituted a robust security and intelligence grid along with proactive operations against militants. Therefore, the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir has improved significantly since August 2019,” he said replying to a written question.

The Narendra Modi government had abrogated Article 370 provisions which gave special powers to Jammu and Kashmir and divided the erstwhile state into two Union Territories on August 5, 2019.

Rai said there has been a significant decline in terrorist incidents and infiltration of militants from across the border has also come down significantly.

There were 417 militants’ incidents in Jammu and Kashmir in 2018, 255 in 2019, 244 in 2020 and 203 till November 30 in 2021, he said.

He said the estimated net infiltration to Jammu and Kashmir was 143 in 2018, 138 in 2019, 51 in 2020 and 28 till October 31 in 2021.

With PTI inputs


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