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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

Ministry of Home Affairs

RAJYASABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 2825
TO BE ANSWERED ON THE 21ST APRIL, 2010/VAISAKHA 1, 1932 (SAKA)
Infiltration in J&K

 

2825. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR:
Will the Minister of HOME AFFAIRS be pleased to state:

(a) whether it is a fact that there has been increased infiltration in J&K from across the border;

(b) if so, the estimated number of the infiltrators who have sneaked during March and April, so far;

(c) the- number of infiltrators eliminated during the period as also the number of defense/paramilitary personnel and the civilians, who have died due to anti-terrorist operations; and

(d) what steps are being taken to deal with the increasing infiltration from across the border?

ANSWER
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS
(SHRI AJAY MAKEN)

(a): Attempts at infiltration from across the Border in J&K have shown an increase during 2009 in comparison with 2008. Details of the infiltration attempts during last 3 years are as under:

Year

No. of attempts.

2007

535

2008

342

2009

485

Upto March, 2010

112

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(b) & (c): Detail of infiltration attempts and infiltration attempts and infiltrators sneaked/eliminated are given below:

 

-Year 2010

Attemp ted.

Killed

Returned

Surrendered

Appreh-
ended

Successful

January

62

1

61

·

·

.

February

3

.

3

·

·

-

March

47

25

14

·

·

8

Total

112

26

78

·

-

8

Details of Civilian/Security Forces killed are given below:

51. No.

Year

Civilian

Security Forces

1.

2007

158

110

2.

2008

91

75

3.

2009

78

64

4.

Upto March, 2010

11

18

(d): The Govt. in tandem with the State Govt., have adopted a multi· pronged approach, to contain cross border infiltration in Jammu & Kashmir, which includes, inter-alia, strengthening of border management and multi tiered and multi-modal deployment along international border/line of control and infiltration routes, construction, synergizing intelligence flow to check Infiltration and pro-active action against the terrorists within the States. The counter infiltration efforts are reviewed periodically at various levels in the State Govt. and in the Central Govt.