460 Maoists Killed, 161 Security Personnel Died Since 2018, RTI Data Reveals

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    460 Maoists Killed, 161 Security Worker Died Since 2018, RTI Data Reveals

    A total of 460 Left Wing Extremists, also called Naxals, have been killed by security forces in the nation since 2018, an RTI response has actually exposed. Throughout the same duration, 161 security force personnel set their lives in the line of task, the Left Wing Extremism (LWE) Division, under the Ministry of House Affairs, mentioned in the reply.

    Noida-based legal representative and RTI activist Ranjan Tomar had actually looked for the data on deaths of security workers and killing of LWEs from the MHA in between 2018 and2020 The main action, nevertheless, had actually figures upgraded till November 2020.

    In its reply, the department specified that 460 Left Wing Extremists have actually been killed and 161 security force workers passed away in LWE violence from 2018 to November2020 The Union Ministry of House Affairs (MHA) in September 2020 said the LWE or Naxal violence had reduced considerably in the country with the menace prevailing in just 46 districts.

    Union Minister of State for House G Kishan Reddy had actually said that 90 districts in 11 states in the nation were thought about left-wing extremism (LWE) affected and covered under the Security Related Expense (SRE) Plan of the MHA. In different information provided by the MHA on September 16, 2020, the ministry had stated that the number of deaths of civilians and security force workers in LWE-related violence lowered regularly from 1,005 in 2010 to 202 in 2019.

    In 2020 (till August 15), deaths even more minimized from 137 to 102 in contrast with the corresponding duration of 2019, it stated. The combined fatalities of civilians and security force personnel stood at 263 in 2017, 240 in 2017, 202 in 2019 and 102 in 2020 (till August), the ministry had actually specified.

    On its site, the MHA states that between 2004 and 2019, as many as 8,197 individuals have been eliminated by the LWE in various parts of India and most of the civilians killed are tribals, often branded as ‘police informers’ before being completely tortured and killed.

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