Perspective: Peace in the Northeast | 16 September, 2022

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In this episode of the Perspective Prog. Based on ‘Peace in the Northeast’. The Modi government aims to resolve inter-boundary disputes in the Northeast and also strike reconciliation with all armed insurgent groups by 2024, said Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday. Presiding over a historic tripartite agreement between the Centre, Assam govt and eight armed tribal groups of the state, Amit Shah said many agreements have been signed with armed groups since 2014, with 93% of these pacts implemented on the ground. Listing out data, he said the number of insurgency-related incidents in the northeast had decreased from 824 in 2014 to 158. The number of civilian killings in the region had declined from 212 in 2014 to six, and the number of security forces killed during the same period had reduced to two from 20 earlier. Also, more than 10,000 cadres had surrendered and joined the mainstream after 2014 and more than 7,000 weapons had been surrendered. He reiterated that the Centre is making every effort to make the whole of the North East and its largest state Assam free from drugs, extremism and controversy. How is this objective being realized? The steps taken to ensure peace, stability & development in the North East.

1. Anil Choudhary, Former Secretary, Internal Security, Ministry of Home Affairs
2. Deepak Diwan, Senior Journalist
3. Maj Gen (Retd) Dhruv C. Katoch, Director, India Foundation

Anchor: Teena Jha
Producer: Sagheer Ahmad

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