Data for Naxalite attacks on last five years

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Incidents of violence perpetrated by Left Wing Extremists have been declining consistently over the years. Data for last five years is as under:-

Year 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Incidents 1415 1136 1091 1089 1048

Details of loss of lives and property due to attacks by Left Wing Extremists in last three years is as follows:-

Ser. Parameters 2014 2015 2016
1. Civilians killed 222 171 213
2. No. of Security Forces killed 88 59 65
3. Incidents of Attacks on Infrastructure and Economic Targets 100 127 79

The Government already has a comprehensive National Policy and a multi-pronged action plan to deal with Left Wing Extremism comprising of security related measures, developmental interventions and ensuring rights & entitlements of local communities etc.

This was stated by the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir in a written reply to question by Shri Naresh Agrawal in the Rajya Sabha today.

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