Radicalisation among Indians is miniscule: MHA

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Radicalisation among Indians is miniscule: MHA

  • MHA said that global terrorist groups and foreign agencies are trying to radicalise people, but inclination of Indians towards radical ideologies is miniscule.

Government’s Efforts to prevent Radicalisation

  • Promotion of composite culture
  • Coexistence among various communities
  • Constitutional safeguards to minorities.
  • Ensure universal coverage of various welfare schemes without discrimination
  • Ensure fair representation of minorities and other less-represented communities in all spheres of life.
  • Exclusive Ministry - Minority Affairs, for overall policy, coordination, evaluation and review of development programmes for minority communities.
  • Counter Terrorism and Counter Radicalisation Division to help and coordinate with various security and law enforcement agencies.
  • Proscribed no. of organisations as terrorist organisation/unlawful association under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967

Prelims Take Away

  • Minority as per Constitution
  • Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967