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Pak can seek India's help if it cannot handle fight against terrorism alone: Rajnath

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

Sunday said can seek India's help if it cannot handle the fight against terrorism alone.

He asserted there have not been any major terrorist related incident in the country in over four years of the Narendra Modi-led NDA government.

"I want to ask the Pakistani (Imran Khan) that if in Aghanistan, a fight can be carried out against terror and with the help of the US, then, can seek help against terrorism from if it feels that it cannot handle it alone," he said.

Addressing a press conference here, Singh said and was not an issue as it was an integral part of the country. "The issue is of terrorism, and can discuss it," Singh said.

The also accused the of creating a crisis of distrust in and claimed there was a difference in their words and deeds.

"I do not want to claim that terrorism has stopped, but no major terrorist incident has happened in the country in last four-and-a-half years, he said.

Terrorism is confined only to where also situation is improving, Singh said adding Panchayat elections in J&K is being conducted successfully.

"The government has brought and into political process. As far as terrorism is concerned, there is no second thought that it is Pakistan sponsored," the said.

The asserted that the country and its borders are safe. Terrorism has reduced and the problem of naxalism will get eliminated from the country in the coming years, he added.

Naxal related incidents have come down by 50-60 per cent in the last four years, he said, adding it has reduced from 90 districts to only 8-9 districts and that the problem will get eliminated in next three to five years.

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First Published: Sun, December 02 2018. 17:05 IST