West Bengal panchayat polls: Congress supports deployment of central forces

Congress on Saturday backed the proposal to deploy Central forces in West Bengal for panchayat elections.

Last Updated: Mar 30, 2013, 19:26 PM IST

Kolkata: Congress on Saturday backed the proposal to deploy Central forces in West Bengal for panchayat elections.
Shakeel Ahmed, AICC general secretary said, "The deployment of Central forces is aimed at "ensuring peaceful polls so that no lives are lost, whatever steps the State Election Commission will take, we will support."
Ahmed discussed the party``s strategy with WBPCC leaders for the upcoming panchayat polls.

ANI