Have to eradicate extremism, terrorism from India in next five-year: Rajnath

ANI | Updated: Oct 30, 2017 11:43 IST

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], October 30 (ANI): Highlighting the challenges faced by the world today, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday assured to eradicate extremism, terrorism, communalism from the nation in next five-year.

Rajnath, while addressing the officials at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy here, said the world today is facing many challenges pertaining to security, which includes terrorism, cyber terrorism, radicalisation.

"Terror outfits like ISIS and Al Qaeda are killing innocents across the world; threats of the use of nuclear weapons are there," he said, " adding, "We'll have to find a permanent solution for terrorism and militancy and we have started working in that direction. Even India is not unaffected with these changes. The training given to the terrorist in the neighbouring country has become a major challenge for the nation," Rajnath said.

"In next five years we have to eradicate extremism, terrorism and communalism from the nation," he further said.

He even referred about the growing threat of cyber attacks and fake news, which are misleading the people.

Rajnath also announced the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) will provide an amount of Rs 5 Crore to Academy's welfare society. (ANI)