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PM condemns Assam violence; promises steps to restore peace

New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today condemned the “cowardly” terror attack in Assam that has claimed several lives and said the Centre will take all measures to maintain law and order and restore peace

PTI PTI Updated on: May 03, 2014 14:32 IST
“The government stands committed to fighting terror in all its forms. The central government will assist the state government in taking all measures to defeat the forces of terrorism,” the statement quoted him as saying. 

“The people of Assam have been braving terrorist attacks with courage and fortitude in the past. They have voted in large numbers in the polling for the general elections and I am confident they will continue to fight terror resolutely,” said Singh who represents Assam in the Rajya Sabha and exercised his franchise there on April 24. 

Earlier in the day, the Prime Minister was briefed by National Security Adviser Shiv Shankar Menon on the issue.

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