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- Central Goverment Orders Immediate Withdrawal Of 10,000 Troops From Jammu Kashmir
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After the removal of Article 370, a large number of paramilitary forces were deployed in Jammu and Kashmir.
- Home Ministry reviews the deployment of Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) in Jammu and Kashmir
- The order has been issued by the Center to 100 CAPF companies to immediately go back to their base location.
The Central Government has decided to immediately withdraw 10,000 paramilitary personnel from the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday. The decision has been taken after the Home Ministry reviewed the deployment of the Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) in Jammu and Kashmir.
A senior official told news agency PTI that the order to immediately return 100 CAPF companies to their base location has been issued by the Center. These companies were deployed after the removal of Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir.
The soldiers will return from Jammu and Kashmir this week
According to the Centre's directive, 40 companies of CRPF, 20 companies of CISF, Border Security Force and Sashastra Seema Bal will be sent out of Jammu and Kashmir this week. A CIAF company has 100 personnel. Earlier, in May 2020, the Ministry of Home Affairs removed 10 companies of CAPF from Jammu and Kashmir. Even after the current order of the Center, there will be 60 CRPF battalions in Jammu and Kashmir. One thousand soldiers live in a battalion. Apart from this, some units of CAPF will also be present in the valley.