Union Home Minister Amit Shah who chaired the two-day conference of home ministers Surjakund in Haryana has said after the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, there has been a 34% decrease in terrorist, a 64% decrease in the death of security forces and 90% decrease in civilian deaths.
Surajkund (Haryana): Most of the chief ministers, holding the portfolio of home in their respective states and not belonging to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), kept away from the two-day “Chintan Shivir” of home ministers. The Central Government organised the conference at Surajkund in Haryana on Thursday and Union Home Minister Amit Shah chaired it.
Shah said that after the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu andKashmir, there has been a 34% decrease in terrorist, a 64% decrease in the death of security forces and 90% decrease in civilian deaths.
Besides terrorism, several issues, like checking cybercrimes, ensuring women’s security and coastal security have figured in the discussion, official sources said.
The non-BJP chief ministers, who are also holding the home portfolio and who did not attend the conference, are Mamata Banerjee (West Bengal), Nitish Kumar (Bihar), Naveen Patnayak (Odisha) and MK Stalin (Tamil Nadu). Nevertheless, Punjab’s Bhagwant Mann and Kerala’s Pinarayi Vijayan attended the conference. The other non-BJP states were either represented by a cabinet minister or a minister of state holding the home portfolio.
Those who took part in the conference were Mahohar Lal Khattar (Haryana), Yogi Adityanath (Uttar Pradesh), Himant Biswa Sarma (Assam), N Biren Singh (Manipur), Pramod Sawant (Goa), Manik Saha (Tripura), Pushkar Singh Dhami (Uttarakhand) and Prem Singh Tamang (Sikkim). Besides them, Punjab Governor Banwarilal Purohit, the administrator of Chandigarh, attended the conference. Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fadanavis and Deputy Chief Minister of Nagaland Y Patton also participated in the meet.