Agartala, November 22, 2022: There has been a significant improvement in the law and order situation of the entire north eastern region after abatement of insurgency under the visionary leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, claimed the Tripura Chief Minister – Prof Dr Manik Saha on Tuesday.
While inaugurating the two-day 27th conference of DGP, IG, SP and Heads of CPOs of eight North Eastern states at Pragna Bhavan here in Agartala city on Tuesday morning, Dr Saha that the north eastern region has been witnessing multifaceted developments after implementation of Act East Policy soon after Narendra Modi sworn in as the Prime Minister of India.
“Following this noble initiative, insurgency was abated significantly and the law and order situation in eight north-eastern states gained prosperity. Activities of extremists declined tremendously in all the eight NE states. However, some banned militant outfits are still active in isolated places of Bangladesh, but we are watching them closely along with central agencies. Moreover, There were interstate problems and solved with the passing of time,” CM said.
Citing drug menace as a bigger threat for the states in north-eastern region of India, Dr Saha said, “Youths are getting addicted to narcotic substances immensely as the various drugs are entering Mizoram and Assam from Myanmar and then reaches Tripura for smuggling to Bangladesh. This meeting will profoundly focus on combating smuggling of drugs from Myanmar and cannabis from Tripura to whole India and neighbouring country Bangladesh.”
“After a gap of three years, the conference of DGP, IG, SP and CPO of NE region has been organized while after 30 years, this conference is organised in Tripura. The delegates from all the eight North Eastern states will hold fruitful discussion on various concerning matters and effective policing system,” CM also said.
Speaking on Rohingya and infiltration issues, Chief Minister Dr Saha said “Tripura police is strictly looking into the influx of Rohingya from Myanmar to this state. Immediate arrests are being made. The barbed-wire fence of the international border is in the verge of completion as some patches are still left, troubles rise. Matter has been raised with the central government and hopeful to get resolved soon.”