Six more companies of central forces for Jangalmahal

Last Updated: Friday, June 14, 2013 - 20:59

Kolkata: In view of the renewed Maoist activity in neighbouring Bihar, the Centre has decided to send six additional companies of central forces for deployment in tribal-dominated Jangalmahal in West Bengal.
"The central government`s clearance for sending six additional companies of central forces for Jangalmahal has been obtained," state`s Home Secretary Basudev Banerjee told reporters.
At present, 39 companies of central forces are deployed in Jangalmahal.

PTI



First Published: Friday, June 14, 2013 - 20:59

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