CHANDIGARH, Punjab—As per latest information from reliable sources, the Punjab government has demanded 25 companies of the Para Military Forces from the Central government. The request has been made keeping in view the ‘Sarbat Khalsa’ going to be held on November 10 at village Chabba in the province of Amritsar. According to available information, 14 companies were made available to Punjab government on November 6 while the rest are expected to arrive in Punjab till the dawn of November 8. Punjab government has demanded these companies from Central government after thoroughly discussing the current situation of Punjab with DGP Suresh Arora.
In the meeting of District Police Commissioners and Senior Police Commissioners at Chandigarh, Chief Minister Parkash Badal and Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal inquired about the current situation in Punjab. Chief Minister Parkash Badal termed the current environment of Punjab much more dangerous than the militancy period. He also strictly instructed the police personnel to maintain calm and harmony across the state and nab the mischievous elements that might cause disturbance of law and order.
Negative reports by the Punjab Intelligence Bureau are learnt to have played a key role in calling Paramilitary Forces to Punjab. According to reliable sources, the Iintelligence agencies have claimed that the activists attending the ‘Sarbat Khalsa’ might prove threat to peace and harmony across state.