TNC, Mar 10
With abrogation of Article 370, the terrorist incidents across Jammu and Kashmir reduced significantly. As per the information received, the number of terror incidents reduced to almost half.
According to the available date, the number of terrorist incidents reported in Jammu and Kashmir in 2019 was 594 and it reduced to 244 in 244. Moreover, around 15 terror incidents were reported till February this year.
While the number of terrorists killed in 2019 was 157, it reached to 221 in 2020. As many as 8 terrorists were killed till February this year.
After abrogation of Article 370, the number of terrorist incidents in Jammu and Kashmir have reduced significantly. The details of number of incidents and the terrorists killed in J&K in the year in the year 2019, 2020 and 2021 are as under:-
|2019||2020||2021 (upto Feb)|
|No. of terrorist incidents||594||244||15|
The details of civilians, security force personnel killed during the operations in last 2 years are as under :-
|2019||2020||2021 (upto Feb.)|
|Security Force personnel Martyred||27||33||1|
The details of number of terrorist incidents and terrorist killed in the hinterland of the country during each of the last three years and current year (upto 28th Feb, 2021) are as under: –
|Hinterland of the country||2018||2019||2020||2021(upto 28th Feb)|
|No. of Terrorist incidents||Terrorist killed||No. of Terrorist incidents||Terrorist killed||No. of Terrorist incidents||Terrorist killed||No. of Terrorist incidents||Terrorist killed|
|Delhi(as on 02.03.2021)||–||–||–||–||–||–||1||–|
|Other states/ UTs||–||–||–||–||–||–||–||–|
The Government has adopted a policy of zero tolerance towards terrorism and has taken various measures, such as strengthening of security apparatus, strict enforcement of law against anti-national elements, intensified cordon and search operations to effectively deal with the challenges posed by the terrorist organisations. Security Forces also keep a close watch on persons who attempt to provide support to terrorists and initiate action against them.
This was stated by the Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy in a written reply to question in the Lok Sabha.