145 Naxals killed, 1,276 arrested in 2019: MoS Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy

New Delhi: Union Minister of State (MoS) for Home Affairs, G Kishan Reddy, in a written reply in Lok Sabha to a question regarding Naxal violence said today that incidents of Naxal violence have continuously gone down in the period 2017-19. To combat the Left Wing Extremism (LWE) menace, the Government of India has formulated a National Policy and Action Plan, which envisages a multi-pronged approach comprising security, development, and ensuring rights and entitlements of local communities etc. Resolute implementation of National Policy and Action Plan has resulted in consistent decline in LWE violence and its geographical spread.

YearIncidentsCivilians killedSFs killedLWEs killedLWEs arrested
2017908188751361888
2018833173672251933
2019670150521451276

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