Coronavirus Outbreak: Maharashtra Government Seeks Additional Security Forces For Eid


So as to keep up lawfulness and harmony during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown, Maharashtra government on Wednesday looked for 20 organizations of Central Armed Police Force (CAPF), Home Minister Anil Deshmukh declared here. The Corona pandemic and resultant lockdown have seen the police powers extended as they work in very testing conditions for extended periods of time of the day or night, the clergyman said.

“Ramzan Eid is likewise round the corner…We don’t need the police to be overburdened anything else than they as of now are,” Deshmukh said progressing. While 32 organizations of Central Reserve Police Forces are as of now sent in the state and working pair with the Maharashtra Police, the extra CAPF powers have been tried to give the last some rest.

“Numerous staff in Maharashtra Police have tried positive for COVID-19 and need time to rest and recover. Ramzan Eid is on May 25 when an expanded security nearness will be required to guarantee peace isn’t upset,” Deshmukh said.

Likewise, the state has looked for 20 CAPF organizations or around 2,000 work force to be conveyed in the state on a critical premise. Up until now, around a 1,000 Maharashtra police officers have been contaminated with at any rate 8 passings, sending shockwaves in the police power.

A week ago, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray had demonstrated that the state government would look for focal powers and even carried it up with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his video-phone call this week.


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