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Lok Sabha election 2019: Arunachal Pradesh requests 60 companies of para-military forces

The security personnel will be deployed in 2,202 polling stations spread across 60 assembly constituencies and two Lok Sabha seats in the state.

Lok Sabha election 2019: Arunachal Pradesh requests 60 companies of para-military forces
The state has 281 vulnerable polling booths and 662 critical polling stations.

Arunachal Pradesh has requisitioned for 60 companies of Central Para Military Forces (CPMF) for the smooth conduct of the Lok Sabha and the state Assembly elections to be held in the state on April 11, officials said. The security personnel will be deployed in 2,202 polling stations spread across 60 assembly constituencies and two Lok Sabha seats in the state.

The state has 281 vulnerable polling booths and 662 critical polling stations. According to election office sources here, the state authorities have already placed demand for 60 companies of central para military forces in addition to the existing state police and central forces already deployed in the state.

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First published on: 16-03-2019 at 15:23 IST