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‘Viva la Democracia’! India records consistent decline in Left Wing Terrorism under NDA rule


The Left Wing Extremism related incidents reduce by over 38% in 2019, in comparison to 2014: Shri G. Kishan Reddy

Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri G. Kishan Reddy, in a written reply to questions regarding measures taken by the government to tackle Naxal Violence, in Rajya Sabha today, said that steadfast implementation of the National Policy and Action Plan – 2015 has resulted in consistent decline in Left Wing Extremism (LWE) related violence in the country during last five years. In 2019, the number of LWE related incidents have reduced by over 38% in comparison to 2014.

Year Incidents
2015 1089
2016 1048
2017 908
2018 833
2019 670
2020 (upto 29.02.2020) 123

The Minister informed the House that large, mini and micro Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) have been deployed in support of anti Left Wing Extremist operations. Further, the number of Security Force (SF) personnel killed in the violence has reduced from 317 in 2009 to 52 in 2019. Number of Security Force (SF) personnel and Left Wing Extremists killed in LWE related incidents during last five years are as under:-

  2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
(upto Feb)
SF Killed 56 65 75 67 52 05
LWEs Killed 89 222 136 225 145 05

Source: Organiser

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