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75-80% insurgency in north east has come to an end: Rajnath Singh

Singh also highlighted the difficult task of Assam Rifles of guarding an 'open border'

Press Trust of India  |  Shokhuvi 

Rajnath Singh. Photo: PTI
Rajnath Singh. Photo: PTI

About 75-80 per cent problems in the has come to an end, Union Home Minister said today.

At a 'Sainik Sammelan' at the Rifles Training Centre here, he said the country's oldest paramilitary force has been carrying out an exemplary dual service of guarding the porous 1,642-km long and counter operations.


"I can tell you that 75 to 80 per cent of the problems in the has come to an end," he said.

Singh also highlighted the difficult task of Rifles of guarding an "open border", where a free movement regime is also in place for uninterrupted travel to each other's territories by people of both the countries.

"It is a difficult task for you as Myanmar is a friendly country. You have to take care of the diplomatic sensitivity so that our relations do not hamper," he said.

First Published: Fri, December 08 2017. 16:47 IST
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