Terrorists have been contained: Chidambaram

Last Updated: Sunday, May 27, 2012 - 20:04

Cuddalore: The Union Home Minister P Chidambaram has said that terrorist activities have been controlled to a large extent and there is a decline in their activities.

Speaking after laying the foundation for a Dr Ambedkar Mani Mandapam (memorial for Ambedkar) here last night, Chidambaram said that security forces have been equipped with modern weapons to control terrorists and there has been a decline in their activities in recent years.

On the indefinite strike by contract workers of state-run Neyveli Lignite Corporation continuing for over a month, Chidambaram told reporters he would hold talks with Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal and Labour Minister Mallikarjun Kharge to find a solution.

The contract workers on strike are demanding regularisation of their services in a phased manner and implementation of `equal pay for equal work` formula, among other things.

First Published: Sunday, May 27, 2012 - 20:04

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