Infiltration and Terrorism in J&K AND North-East



The level of deployment and withdrawal of Forces in the States of J&K and North-East is dependent upon the assessment of the overall security situation at any point of time. However, the details of deployment/withdrawal are not disclosed in public interest.

 

The situation in Kashmir, in terms of terrorist violence and infiltration in the last 3 years and current year is as under:

 

Year No. of incidents Civilians killed SFs

killed

Terrorists neutralised Infiltration attempts
2009 499 71 79 239 485
2010 488 47 69 232 489
2011 340 31 33 100 247
1st Jan to 15th March 2012 34 4 0 6 12*

*Upto February, 2012.

 

The information on extremist violence in the last 3 years and current year  in North-Eastern States is as follows:

 

State

 

No. of incidents Extremists killed SFs killed Civilians Killed
2009 2010 2011 2012 2009 2010 2011 2012 2009 2010 2011 2012 2009 2010 2011 2012
Assam 424 251 145 26 194 109 46 5 22 12 14 - 152 53 18 2
Meghalaya 12 29 56 35 6 14 11 1 - - 8 - 3 4 12 12
Tripura 19 30 13 1 1 - - - 1 2 - - 8 2 1 -
Arunachal Pradesh 53 32 53 13 19 11 21 2 - - - - 3 2 6 1
Nagaland 129 64 61 37 15 5 8 16 - - - - 16 - 7 2
Mizoram 1 - 1 - - - - - - - - - 1 - - -
Manipur 659 367 298 246 336 108 28 21 19 6 10 5 81 33 26 7

 

For the year 2012,  the information is given upto 15th March, 2012.

The Govt. in tandem with the State Government have adopted a multipronged approach to contain cross border infiltration in Jammu & Kashmir, which includes, inter-alia, strengthening of border management and multi-tiered and multi-modal deployment along international border/line of control and infiltration routes, construction of border fencing, improved technology, weapons and equipment for security forces, improved intelligence and operational coordination, synergizing intelligence flow to check infiltration and pro-active action against the terrorists within the States. The counter infiltration efforts are reviewed periodically at various levels in the State Govt. and in the Central Government.    The Government has adopted various counter terrorist methods to neutralise the efforts and capabilities of militants to disturb peace in the State. The Government has also encouraged policies to mainstream the youth and discourage the local youth from joining militancy.

 

Government has adopted multi-pronged strategy to check infiltration on international borders viz.:

 

(i)                 Effective domination of the border by carrying out round the clock surveillance of the borders, viz., patrolling, laying nakas, establishing of observation posts all along the International Border (IB) & strengthening of existing defences of the BOPs.

 

(ii)               Erection of Border Fencing along the IB with Bangladesh, Pakistan and Myanmar.

 

(iii)             Installation of Border Floodlight on the IB with Bangladesh and Pakistan.

 

(iv)             Introduction of Force multipliers and Hi Tech surveillance equipments for further enhancing the border domination.

 

(v)               Up-gradation of intelligence network and coordination with sister agencies.

 

(vi)             Conduct of special operations along the border and in depth areas.

 

(vii)           Frequent visit to border by unit Commandant and other Senior Officers to supervise effective domination of the border.

 

This was stated by Shri Jitendra Singh, Minister of State of Home Affairs in written reply to a  question in the Lok Sabha

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  1. Vaibhav says:

    Jammu-Kashmir problem is a headech.

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