12 Companies of Para-military Forces Required for Kanchi District

Published: 06th March 2014 03:21 PM  |   Last Updated: 06th March 2014 03:21 PM   |  A+A-


Election authorities have  sought 12 companies of paramilitary forces for deployment in  sensitive and hyper sensitive polling booths in the district  for the April 24 Lok Sabha elections.    

Besides this, services of retired defence personnel, NSS  NCC cadets and fire and forest personnel would also be  utilised for seurity duty, District Superintendent of Police  Vijayakumar told reporters here today.    

District Collector K Bhasker said the operation of clearing  unauthorised banners, in view of election code of conduct  coming into force from yesterday, would be completed by  tomorrow.    

The SP said five check posts had been created for checking  movements of money and goods. Cash exceeding Rs 50,000 would  require proper doccuments to account for them. 

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