63.93% decrease in militancy related incidents in 2020: MHA

 63.93% decrease in militancy related incidents in 2020: MHA

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Tasaduq Hussain



Jammu, Jan 08: The Home Union Home Ministry (MHA) in its annual review report termed the recently concluded District Development Council (DDC) elections as the landmark decisions and said the militancy incidents have decreased by 63.93 per cent if compared with 2019 figures.

Also, there is a decrease in fatalities of special forces personnel by 29.11 per cent.

In the annual review report, as per news agency—KNO, the Home Ministry said that “The number of militant  incidents in 2020 (up to 15 November) decreased by 63.93 per cent as compared to the corresponding period in 2019.”

“There was also a decrease in fatalities of special forces personnel by 29.11 per cent and a decrease in casualties of civilians by 14.28 per cent in 2020 (up to 15th Nov) as compared to the corresponding period in 2019”, the report reads.

The MHA report said that one-time financial assistance of Rs. 5.5 lakh per family provided to 36,384 displaced families from PoJK and Chhamb under Prime Minister Development package.

It said that a one-time financial assistance at the rate of Rs.5.5 Lakh per family for the 5,764 families of West Pakistan Refugees (WPRs) in Jammu & Kashmir state is also be provided at par with displaced persons of PoJK and Chhamb.

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The report said that GoI has taken further steps towards Integration of the new UTs with the Union.

“Adaptation of central laws and state laws in the Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir and the Union Territory of Ladakh. Orders were notified for adaptation of 48 central laws and 167 state laws in respect of UT of J&K. Orders relating to adaptation of 44 central laws and 148 state laws in UT of Ladakh were also notified.” the annual review report said.

The report said that the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation (Removal of Difficulties) order, 2020 was notified on 31.03.2020.

“It removes difficulties with regard to section 75 of the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act, 2019 for administering oath to new judges appointed to the common High Court for Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh”, it said.

“A bench of central administrative tribunal was established at Jammu on 08.06.2020”, it said.

“The Jammu and Kashmir official languages Act, 2020 was notified on 27.09.2020. The Act came into force w.e.f. 29.09.2020. Kashmiri, Dogri, Urdu, Hindi, and English have now become official languages of UT of J&K.”



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