New Delhi, Might 19
About 2,000 extra paramilitary personnel will probably be deployed in Punjab to boost safety as there have been common inputs that some components are attempting to create unrest within the state, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann mentioned on Wednesday.
Mann mentioned this after a gathering right here with Union Residence Minister Amit Shah, who assured him of all help from the Central Authorities.
“There have been common inputs that some miscreants are attempting to create bother in Punjab. So I’ve requested the Residence Minister to sanction extra forces for the safety of the state,” he informed reporters.
The Chief Minister mentioned 10 firms of paramilitary personnel have already reached Punjab, whereas one other 10 firms will probably be accredited by the Union Residence Ministry quickly.
One firm of paramilitary includes about 100 personnel.
Mann mentioned the Residence Minister informed him that there isn’t a compromise on the nationwide safety and it’s above occasion politics and the Centre would offer all assist essential to the Punjab Authorities.
The Chief Minister mentioned he has conveyed to the Residence Minister concerning the provide of arms from throughout the border by drones and sought the Central Authorities’s help to deal with it.
Sources mentioned the safety businesses have been placed on alert and safety has been enhanced in Amritsar forward of the thirty eighth anniversary of the Operation Blue Star.
The Operation Blue Star was carried out by the Military to flush out terrorists hiding on the Golden Temple complicated between June 1 and eight, 1984.