Six more companies of central forces for Jangalmahal

In view of the renewed Maoist activity in Bihar, the Centre has decided to send six additional companies of central forces for deployment in Jangalmahal.

Updated: Jun 14, 2013, 20:59 PM IST

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