Union Minister Anurag Thakur Monday said that “terror incidents in Jammu and Kashmir decreased by 168 per cent” since the Modi government came to power.
“The government undertook decisive actions which yielded definitive results,” Thakur said adding that Modi government has a “zero tolerance policy towards terrorism.” .
“Surgical strikes in 2016 were in response to the Uri attack. Balakot Air strikes in 2019 were in response to the Pulwama bombing, so all these decisive actions yielded definitive results,” he told reporters here.
Giving details of the decline in violence since Modi government came to power in 2014, Thakur said terror incidents has come down by 80 percent, and civilian deaths have decreased by 89 percent.