Shillong, March 30: Meghalaya frontiers being vulnerable to the fringes groups of associated ISIS are very limited, stated the Inspector General of the BSF (Meghalaya Frontier) PK Dubey during an interaction with a couple of newspersons.
Five days back, after ISIS terror blast in Sylhet town barely 60 kms from Meghalaya intertiol border has created quite a debate in Meghalaya. With certain stretch of the contagious border being looked as vulnerable to such radical religious influences, Dubey said, “There are vulnerable are areas that has been tackled by our pre-emptive steps and the rest are safe due to the topography and demography profile”.
“I can say that that the type of sensitization programmers carried out in the vulnerable belts, nothing short in countering such fundamalist forces:”, Dubey said, even as he went an extra yard that the composition of the border populace is another big factor that pronounced the infiltration of unwanted ideologies.
He admitted that Islamic fundamentalist groups are in the prowl in the North east Stretch of India- Bangladesh border, besides adding that the continual crackdown by the BGB and RAB of Bangladesh has neutralized the Jihadis activities before reaching the other areas of influence.
However, the IG of the BSF still bemoans on the road connectivity that has virtually hit the BSF men on the field. “Many of our men get sick and sometime killed in course of their transportation”, stated the IG, adding, that from ISIS-to smuggling or infiltration, a corrective state government measures will add a long way to effective performance.