Govt to execute spl plan to thwart radicalization of Kashmiri youth


With rising issues of Pakistani and ISIS flag waiving in the valley along with dears of radicalization seeping in among the Kashmiri youth, the government is set to chalk out a plan to thwart the designs of terror groups like ISIS to extend their presence i the valley and indoctrination of their propaganda among the youth.

In an internal communication, Home Secretary L C Goyal has entrusted this task to Special Secretary (Internal Security) Ashok Prasad, who has served as Director General of Police in the state.

The Home Secretary has asked for an urgent plan of action to prevent such radicalization in the state.

The move comes after central security agencies have red flagged increasing radicalization of the youth manifested in frequent waving of Pakistani and ISIS flags during demonstrations in the Valley.

The government may also rope in former Intelligence Bureau Director Asif Ibrahim, who was recently appointed Special Envoy for Counter Terrorism and Extremism.