Tahlka News Bureau
New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Saturday that ISIS is unable to maintain control in India despite being the largest population in the world.
Singh was giving a report card of his ministry on the completion of three years of the Narendra Modi government. "We have been successful in counting the challenges posed by the ISIS Despite having a large Muslim population, ISIS has been unable to establish a hold in India," Singh said.
"We have strives to provide security for the nation, with full responsibility." he said at a press conference.
He said 90 ISIS sympathisers had been arrested across the country. Singh said ISIS and Anasar UL Ammah have been included in the list of terrorist organsations.
According to the minister, there been a 25 per cent reduction in Naxal attacks in 2014-17 as compared to 2011-14 (UPA tenure). He also said three years of NDA government had seen a 42 per cent reduction in deaths in Naxal attacks as compared to last three years of the UPA.
He further stated that there has been a 65% increase in the elimination of Left Wing Extremists cadre and 185% increase in their surrender.
On NIAs raids on 23 places in Kashmir and Delhi over alleged terror funding to secessionists, Singh said, National Investigation Agency is an autonomous body and further he did not comment on the issue of raid.
"NIA is an autonomous investigating body, doing what they are doing, don'y want to comment on that," said Singh.