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Home Ministry's big decision, 10,000 personnel of security forces to be withdrawn immediately from J&K

The India Print 2020-08-19 22:11:30

New Delhi. The central government has ordered the immediate withdrawal of around 10,000 paramilitary personnel from the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir . Officials gave this information on Wednesday. Officials said the Union Home Ministry reviewed the deployment of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) in Jammu and Kashmir, after which the decision was taken. A senior official said that a total of 100 companies of CAPF have been ordered to return immediately and return them to the place in the country from where they were sent to Jammu and Kashmir after the abolition of Article 370 last year . 

According to the instructions, a total of 40 companies of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and 20 companies of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Border Security Force (BSF) and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) were recalled from Jammu Kashmir till this week. Will go. A CAPF company has about 100 personnel. The Home Ministry had earlier recalled about 10 CAPF companies from the Union Territory in May.