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18 companies of central forces for Bengal civic polls

West Bengal government has been assured of 18 companies of central forces against its demand of 132 companies for the May 30 civic polls in the state.



Kolkata: West Bengal government has been
assured of 18 companies of central forces against its demand
of 132 companies for the May 30 civic polls in the state.

"We will get 18 companies of central forces against
our demand of 132 companies. Let`s see when they come," Chief
Secretary Ardhendu Sen said here today.

The state government has also been assured of another
18 companies of armed police from other states for the coming
civic polls, he said.

"We have to manage the situation with these forces
along with our resources for peaceful polls to 81 civic bodies
in the state," Sen said, adding that their arrival schedule
was "yet to be informed".

-PTI

From Zee News

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