No major militancy incident in 4 years: Rajnath

No major militancy incident in 4 years: Rajnath
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Bhopal, May 31: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh Thursday said that no major militancy incident took place in the four- year-rule of the Narendra Modi Government barring Gurdaspur and Pathankot attacks. The former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh was addressing a press conference here to highlight the NDA government’s achievements in the last four years.
Singh said that militants attempted to cause huge damage to the Pathankot Airbase but security forces foiled their plans and neutralised all terrorists. Likewise, militants met a similar fate in Gurdaspur. He claimed that the number of districts affected by Naxalism in the country has reduced from 135 to 50.
With the BJP facing reverses in bypolls to Lok Sabha and Assembly constituencies, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh further added, “one has to take two steps backward before a big leap.”
Asked about the BJP’s performance in the by-elections to 11 Assembly and four Lok Sabha seats in various states ahead of next year’s general polls, Singh, in a lighter vein, said, “For a massive leap, one always has to go two steps backward.”
“We are going to take a massive leap,” the senior BJP leader said.