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Home Minister Amit Shah's next target - Naxalism. Amit shah conducts meeting with the Chief Ministers of naxal affected states

Home Minister Amit Shahs next target - Naxalism. Amit shah conducts meeting with the Chief Ministers of naxal affected states

ChandrasekaranBy : Chandrasekaran

  |  26 Aug 2019 8:50 AM GMT


After revoking the special status to the former state of Jammu
and Kashmir and bifurcating the state into two union territories within just
three months of taking up the post of Home Minister, Amit Shah had fixed the
Naxal issue as his next target.


Union Home Minister Amit Shah is conducting an inter-state
meeting on security issues with the chief ministers of states that were
affected Left Wing Extremism (LWE) and naxals. This meeting was also attended
by Minister of State (MoS) Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy and Home Secretary Ajay
Kumar Bhalla.


Chief Ministers of BJP-ruled states, Yogi Adityanath of Uttar
Pradesh and Raghubar Das of Jharkand are also present at the meeting along with
BJP’s NDA partner Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. Chief Ministers of Congress
party, Kamal Nath of Madhya Pradesh and Bhupesh Baghel of Chattisgarh also
attended the event. Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik also was present.


According to media reports, Shah is likely to discuss about his
views and plans on fighting the Naxalite problem in the naxal affected areas. Officials
from security agencies such as Border Security Force (BSF), National
Investigation Agency (NIA), Sashastra Seema Bal(SSB) and Central Reserve Police
Force (CRPF) were also present in the event headed by the Home Minister Amit
Shah.


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