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Tripura’s elite troopers to be deployed on poll duties in other states

The elite Tripura State Rifles (TSR), which had earlier performed election duties in more than 12 states, a senior official said here on Saturday.

“After the Lok Sabha elections in Tripura, two battalions of TSR would be deployed in some eastern states. The Election Commission and the Union Home Ministry would soon decide their deployment,” a senior Home Department official told IANS.

The official declining to be named, said that around 1,200 (two operational battalions) TSR troopers, led by senior officers, would be posted on election-related duties along with other Central Para-Military Forces (CPMF) for the upcoming Loksabha Election 2019.


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