Home Minister Amit Shah has said Left Wing Extremism is against the idea of democracy and government is committed to uproot it.
In a tweet, Mr Shah said, he had a very fruitful meeting with the Chief Ministers of Left Wing Extremism (LWE) affected states in New Delhi.
Home Minister said he discussed several issues related to the security and development of these states. The last five years have seen a significant improvement in the LWE scenario across the country. There has been a substantial decrease in LWE-related violence since 2016.
As per latest Home Ministry data, the number of violent incidents has reduced by 43 per cent and resultant deaths by 61 per cent in last five years as compared to the preceding five-year period from 2009 to 13.