Srinagar, July 26 (KNO) : In an unprecedented move, the union Ministry of Home Affairs has approved the sanction for deployment of 100 additional companies of government forces in the State in a bid to strengthen the counter insurgency grid and to maintain law and order situation, an official order that has gone viral on the social networking sites, reveals.
According to the KNO, the order reads in order to strengthen the “counter insurgency grid as well as for maintaining law and order situations in Jammu and Kashmir, deployment of additional 100 companies of Central Armed Paramilitary Forces (CAPFs), will be made in J&K.”
A senior Police official confirmed to KNO that the MHA has granted formal sanction for the deployment of additional forces after getting the consent from the Union Minister for Home Amit Shah.
“It was in the pipe-line and today we have got the formal approval. The additional forces are for the maintaining law and order and to strengthen the counter insurgency grid in the State,” he said, wishing not to be named.(KNO)