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Posts published in “Day: March 18, 2019”

State seeks 90 companies of central forces

HP NEWS SERVICE Meghalaya has projected its requirement of around 90 companies of central armed police force for conducting the upcoming Lok Sabha polls to two parliamentary constituencies and by-election to one Assembly constituency. So far, 20 companies of the central forces have arrived in the State and include eleven companies for Shillong Lok Sabha seat, and nine companies for Tura Lok Sabha constituency. Some more companies are likely to arrive few days before the polling. Sources however said that exact number of security personnel required for conducting the polls cannot be disclosed publicly. In the last Lok Sabha polls…