Thursday, August 06, 2009

PM to chair meeting of CMs on internal security on August 17

New Delhi, Aug 6 (PTI) Naxal violence, activities of Pakistan-based terror outfits and situation in Jammu and Kashmir as well as the Northeast will dominate the day-long conference of all Chief Ministers convened here on August 17.

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who will chair the meeting, is expected to hold threadbare discussions with the Chief Ministers on the country's security situation and measures to be adopted to maintain law and order.

A separate meeting of Chief Ministers of seven Naxal affected states will also be held later in the day to specifically discuss the situation arising out of Maoists violence.

The conference will review the information collection system -- both technical and human intelligence -- its proper sharing and necessary action, modernisation of police forces, procurement of arms and ammunitions, filling up of vacancies besides providing training to security forces.

"Naxal menace is primarily indigenous and home grown.

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