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Islamic State threat: Home Ministry calls high-level meet

isisNew Delhi: The Home Ministry has called for high-level meet to formalise a strategy to prevent Indian youth from coming under the sway of extremist doctrines of groups such as the Islamic State.

The meeting will be chaired by Union Home Secretary LC Goyal on Saturday.

The focus would also be on how to quickly respond to any report of the younger generation planning to join terror groups, a Home Ministry official said.

Home Secretaries and police chiefs of a dozen states – Jammu and Kashmir, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Kerala, Assam, Punjab, West Bengal and Delhi are to take part in the meeting, the official added.

(With Agency inputs)

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