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64 companies of CAPF in Tripura for Lok Sabha election

Tripura Director General of Police, Akhil Kumar Shukla Saturday said 64 companies of Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) have arrived in the state for smooth and peaceful conduct of Lok Sabha elections.

Tripura has two Lok Sabha seats – West Tripura and East Tripura, the elections for which would be held on April 11 and April 18 respectively.

The DGP said the 856 km long border with Bangladesh would be sealed before the elections and BSF was asked to maintain a strict vigil along the border.

BSF DIG and chief PRO of Tripura frontier, C L Belwa said, 18 battalions of BSF are posted in Tripura and border vigil was intensified in view of the elections.


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