Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said, there has been a slight increase in communal violence in the country.
Inaugurating the annual conference of DGPs and IGPs at the BSF Academy in Tekanpur, Madhya Pradesh He asked the top police officers to take strong action wherever such incidents and desecration of religious sites take place.
Mr Singh also said, terror infrastructure continues to exist in Pakistan and Pakistan Occupied Kashmir in the form of training camps, launch pads and communication stations. He said, the neighbouring country is leaving no stone unturned to instigate the youths of Jammu and Kashmir against India.
Highlighting the appointment of a representative for initiating dialogue in Jammu and Kashmir, the Home Minister said, it was a matter of satisfaction that security forces have been successful in tackling the situation in the state to a great extent.
Mr Singh also said, the violence perpetrated by Naxals has come down to a great extent and assured that the government would encourage the surrender policy for Naxals in the coming days.
Referring to the Northeast, the Minister said, insurgency has come down in the region but camps and hideouts of underground outfits in Myanmar was a matter of concern.