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Internal security big challenge before $5 trn economy target: Amit Shah

Shah exhorted the police forces to take proactive steps towards improving their image among the public through behavioural and professional changes

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah gestures as he speaks during a meeting with probationers of the 2018 batch of Indian Police Service (IPS) at Maharashtra Sadan, in New Delhi, Monday, Oct. 7, 2019. (PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan)(

Virendra Singh Rawat Lucknow
Internal security posed the biggest challenge before the target of India becoming a $5 trillion economy by 2024, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said here on Friday.

Without naming any foreign country, Shah noted there were powers attempting to impede the country’s path towards the $5 trillion vision by unleashing cyber attacks, fake currency menace, law and order disturbances etc.

He was addressing the valedictory ceremony of the two-day 47th All India Police Science Congress in Lucknow jointly organised by Uttar Pradesh Police and Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPRD).

“India presents a huge global market of 130 crore people and today

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First Published: Nov 29 2019 | 6:53 PM IST

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