710 companies of central forces in Bengal's 7th phase

710 companies of central forces in Bengal's 7th phase

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Birbhum: A security personnel stands guard as women queue up to cast their votes for the fourth phase of 2019 Lok Sabha elections at a polling station at Bolpur in West Bengal
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) A total of 710 companies of the central forces will be deployed for the seventh and final phase of Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal covering nine parliamentary seats on May 19, according to Central Police Observer Vivek Dubey.
"The 710 companies will be providing 100 per cent coverage in the state. It will include 512 Quick Response Teams led by Assistant Commandants," Dubey added.
The Central Police Observer would be travelling to all the constituencies between Wednesday and Friday to review arrangements.
The city will soon witness area domination and route marches conducted by the armed forces, said Dubey, who held a meeting with top-police officers to give them necessary instructions.
Nine parliamentary constituencies namely Dum Dum, Barasat, Basirhat, Jaynagar, Mathurapur, Diamond Harbour, Jadavpur, Kolkata Dakshin, Kolkata Uttar will vote on Sunday.
The votes will be counted on May 23.
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