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Chief Minister: Concerted action needed against radical forces

There state has been witnessing an alarming rise in radicalisation and communal polarisation, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan  said here.

Published: 17th March 2017 05:57 AM  |   Last Updated: 17th March 2017 05:57 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:  There state has been witnessing an alarming rise in radicalisation and communal polarisation,Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan  said here.  

Inaugurating the National Community Policing conclave on Thursday,he said,”Social media and mobile phones are helping them to reach out to the public in a massive and sudden way. It is imperative to raise parental and social awareness to curb the social evil.” 

According to Pinarayi, community policing can play a major role in preventing the radical and extremist activities. 

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The Chief Minister said the Janamaithri Suraksha project(JSp) should organise different programmes like rallies and public gatherings to propagate the secularist ethos. The cooperation of the community leaders could also be enlisted for the purpose.

Further, Pinarayi blamed the rising crime graph on the perpetrators’ complete ignorance of the law.     

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