New Delhi: Expressing serious concern over
the growth of right wing terror groups, Union Home Minister P
Chidambaram has favoured a proper research and study of the
Asking the security forces to deal with the right wing
terror groups "sternly and fearlessly", he said that these
groups were also radicalising the youth in the same manner as
was done by banned SIMI or Indian Mujahideen.
Chidambaram was releasing a book "Indian Mujahideen: The
Enemy Within" written by journalist Shishir Gupta at a
function yesterday attended by Leader of Opposition in the
Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley among others.
He said that there was no difference between Indian
Mujahideen and Hindu terror groups and both were enemies of
"..so actually, we do not have one enemy within today,
we have two enemies within and hope there will not be a third
or a fourth or fifth," Chidambaram said.
He said while the security establishment must treat it
as security issue, build capacity and improve intelligence
gathering capacity, the people must deal with the causes of
provocation which gives rise to enemies within.
Chidambaram said this cannot be ignored "because if
these causes, if these provocations or if these reasons remain
and if they continue to motivate and inspire one enemy within
or the other enemy within.
"Every year, younger men join the ranks of these
enemies, whatever capacity we build in the security
establishments would be inadequate to deal with the rising
ranks of enemies," the Home Minister said.