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Twenty companies of central forces sent to Assam

Twenty companies of central forces sent to Assam
The Election Commission of India (ECI) has dispatched 20 companies of central security forces which will start arriving in poll-bound Assam for area d

Up Next p p p p STEPPING UP VIGIL GUWAHATI: The Election Commission of India (ECI) has dispatched 20 companies of central security forces which will start arriving in poll-bound Assam for area domination exercise by next week.Central Police Forces (CPFs) are routinely sent to all states and UTs where Lok Sabha or Vidhan Sabha elections are to take place for advance area domination, especially in the critical and vulnerable sectors which are identified by meticulous advance reviews and concrete feedback from various sources including political parties and entities.A Bongaigaon-based senior police official, who looks after the lower Assam division, said a special force is coming for area domination which will be carried out in some remote areas of the western Assam districts.” The ECI, in a press note on Monday, said the CPFs have been sent to Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and UT of Puducherry where assembly elections are to take place.

Another 20 companies deployed in the state will join them.Another 20 companies deployed here will join them.

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