Rajnath to hold meeting with chief whips of 5 eastern states today
Kolkata: Union Home minister Rajnath Singh is going to hold a meeting with Chief Ministers and senior dignitaries of five states from the eastern part of the country on Thursday.
The meeting will be held at Nabanna Sabhaghar, situated adjacent to the state secretariat.
The five states with whom the Union Home minister will be holding the meeting are Bengal, Assam, Tripura, Mizoram and Meghalaya.
There are mainly four to five crucial issues, which are going to be discussed in the high-level meeting. These include the problem of fake currency, infiltration, terrorism and requirement of land to improve necessary infrastructure in the bordering areas.
There are also possibilities of discussion on certain issues related to Darjeeling.
It may be mentioned that a large number of fake currency cases has cropped up from this part of the country and at the same time, there are also cases in which members of banned organisations and terrorists groups have been arrested from this part. It has been learnt that a roadmap will be formed based on the discussions in the meeting to be held on Thursday to resolve the issues.
Senior dignitaries will also be raising the problems in their respective states in connection to these issues. It has been learnt that some of the states will also be discussing the present scenario of the activities of some banned groups within their territories.
The issue would include measures that have been taken so far and what more could be done to eradicate the nuisance often caused by insurgency groups in some parts of the north-eastern states.