Area domination for LS election begins
IMPHAL, 18th Mar: State forces have started area domination in Tamenglong district in connection with the election to Outer Manipur parliamentary constituency scheduled on April 11.
A reliable source informed that adhoc battalion-II comprising 7 IRB, 2 IRB, 4 IRB and 6 IRB companies which was formed for area domination in Tamenglong and Noney districts has begun their exercise. Two companies each of the adhoc battalion have been deployed in Tamenglong and Noney districts while one company has been deployed in Thoubal district. Though the battalion is taking up security measures to ensure free and fair election, companies are facing various difficulties in dispensing their duties. Being deployed in hill area, the companies are facing difficulties in mobile phone connectivity apart from lacking communication equipment, fuel for vehicles and edibles, the source said.