Hours after taking charge, Rajnath directed the Home Ministry officials to ensure security of the people from North-East, particularly those living in metros, and said that their harassment cannot be tolerated.
     
Following his order, the Home Ministry will soon issue an advisory to all states, where there are a sizeable number of people from the North-East, to sensitize their police and take a serious note of any complaint of harassment, official sources said.
     
The Home Ministry will ask the states to ensure zero tolerance to any such harassment and take speedy steps upon receiving any complaint of atrocity on people from North-East and deploy adequate security personnel for their protection.
     
The states will be asked to hold regular seminar, workshop to sensitize local people about the culture, customs and way of life of the people from the North-East and respect it.

(Agencies)

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