No plan to give general amnesty to Maoists & militants in J&K: Govt

TNN Bureau. Updated: 1/3/2018 12:31:05 PM

Jammu, Jan 3: In a written reply in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday, Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said, the central government is following a multi-pronged strategy to deal with Left Wing Extremism and the situation in Jammu and Kashmir and Northeastern states.

The multi-pronged strategy comprises security-related measures and development-related initiatives.

The Minister said, in Jammu and Kashmir and North east states, the centre is also following a policy of talks with those groups who abjure the path of violence and seek resolution of their demands peacefully within the framework of the Constitution of India.

Central government has appointed representatives and interlocutors to hold talks with such groups.

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