Insurgency in Northeast down by 80-85 percent: Rajnath

Insurgency in Northeast down by 80-85 percent: Rajnath

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said that insurgency in Northeast was down by 80-85 percent. The Union Minister was talking about terrorism in India, in a media conference in Jaipur, when he said that "Situation now improved considerably and the menace now was confined in Jammu and Kashmir, Naxalite violence and insurgency in Northeast was also down by 80-85 percent ant this would be eradicated by next 3 to 5 years."

He also offered Pakistan, India's help and cooperation for fighting out menace of terrorism on the soil of the neighbouring country, if the latter wished so.

"If a war can be waged with the help of America in Afghanistan for fighting out terrorism and Taliban, then why can't India help for fighting out the menace in Pakistan if the latter feels that they can not achieve the task alone and wishes to accept our help," the Home Minister said.

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