Political violence has come down drastically in WB: Chief Secy

West Bengal Chief Secretary Samar Ghosh Friday said political violence in the poll-bound state has come down drastically with intensified vigil, seizure of arms and ammunition and execution of non-bailable warrants.

Updated: Mar 04, 2011, 19:36 PM IST

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Secretary Samar
Ghosh Friday said political violence in the poll-bound state has come down drastically with intensified vigil, seizure of
arms and ammunition and execution of non-bailable warrants.
"This has been possible because of our intensified
vigil, seizure of arms and arrests in last couple of months,"
Ghosh told reporters here.
With the Assembly elections round the corner, 100
companies of central forces have already been deployed here,
while another 100 companies would start arriving from
tomorrow, the official said.

The Election Commission is also actively monitoring
the law and order situation for peaceful conduct of elections
in six phases beginning from April 18 till May 10.

PTI