‘Central forces in 90% WB booths’

The Election Commission of India will deploy Central forces in 90% of the polling booths in West Bengal in the remaining five phases, its special observer to West Bengal Ajay Nayak told journalists on Friday. Mr. Nayak said that the ECI has sought an additional 50 companies of Central forces from the Centre.

Sporadic incidents of violence were reported during both phases of polling in the State.

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