Hundred companies of CRPF arrive in Manipur

One hundred companies of para military forces have arrived for the January-28 Manipur assembly polls.

Last Updated: Jan 11, 2012, 19:26 PM IST

Imphal: One hundred companies of para
military forces have arrived here for the January-28 Manipur
assembly polls, election office sources said on Wednesday.

The forces had come here from Uttar Pradesh yesterday.

Besides state police, about 350 companies of para

military forces would be deployed for smooth conduct of
polling for the 60-member Manipur assembly, sources said.

While 180 companies would be deployed in four valley
districts, the remaining 170 forces in the nine hill
districts.

PTI