Days after Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) reviewed the deployment of paramilitary forces in Jammu and Kashmir and decided to withdraw 100 companies of various paramilitary forces from Valley, at least two CRPF Companies located at Girls Hostel Beerwah here in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district were de-inducted from Beerwah.
Sources told news agency KNT that CRPF 131 Battalion B.Coy, and CRPF 159 Battalion C.Coy were withdrawn from Girls Hostel Beerwah.
Sources added that 153 Battalion D.Coy located in Hardpunzoo area was also de-inducted from Beerwah, however, a new CRPF 79 Battalion F.Company was inducted there.
Over all two CRPF Companies were withdrawn while another company was replaced by a new one in Beerwah Budgam.
Sources said that more companies will be de-inducted from several districts of Kashmir Valley in coming days. The official communication from Home Ministry reads that 40 companies of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), 20 companies each of Border Security Force (BSF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) and SSB will be withdrawn from Jammu and Kashmir.
The Home Ministry has asked all paramilitaries to withdraw their companies from the Union Territory and send them back to their respective places. (KNT)