Over 3,700 Naxals surrendered in four years: Govt

RSTV Bureau
New Delhi: Parliament of India. PTI

New Delhi: Parliament of India.

3,700 naxals have surrendered in the last four years informs government in Rajya Sabha. Centre informs Lok Sabha 581 terrorists have been killed since 2015 along Line of Control and India-Pakistan border in Jammu and Kashmir.

The Rajya Sabha was informed by Union minister for Skill development and Entrepreneurship Anantkumar Hegde that during the last four years, 3,714 Left Wing Extremists have surrendered as per the available records of the Ministry of Home Affairs.

He also informed that it has been found that almost all the surrendered LWE do not have requisite qualification for admission in ITIs for skill training. Hence, the government has relaxed the entry qualification of surrendered Naxals.