He said Naxal activities and insurgency in the North-East have declined. "The Indian Mujahiddin (IM) cadre is almost finished with the capture of prominent IM leaders.
The Naxalite menace and insurgency in the North-East, too, are on decline," he told reporters here. The senior Congress leader was here to campaign for the party candidate from Pune Lok Sabha seat Vishwajeet Kadam.
IM co-founder Yasin Bhatkal and several other top operatives of the home-grown terror outfit, said to be behind a spate of bombings since 2008, have been arrested in the last few months.