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TSR to do duty during CWG

india Updated: Aug 01, 2010 20:19 IST

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Tripura State Rifles (TSR)would be deployed in maintaining security during the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, a senior police officer said today.

"One battalion of TSR would be sent to Delhi for providing security during the Common Wealth games. The state Government has agreed to send the forces following request from the Central Government," DIG, Police Control, Nepal Das said today.

"The TSR jawans would be posted in and around the Games venues and Games villages under the command of senior police officials from September 15 to October 20," he told PTI.

The TSR, an elite force was raised in 1984 to counter insurgency in the state and at present there are 13 battalions of TSR of which nine battalions of TSR are India Reserve Battalion category.

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