Gorkhaland agitation: SC allows Centre to withdraw forces from Darjeeling for deployment in poll-bound Gujarat
SC permitted the Centre to withdraw four of the eight companies of CAPF from strife-torn Darjeeling and Kalimpong districts of West Bengal.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday permitted the Centre to withdraw four of the eight companies of Central Armed Paramilitary Forces (CAPF) from strife-torn Darjeeling and Kalimpong districts of West Bengal for deployment in poll-bound Gujarat.
A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud agreed to the Centre's plea to relocate half of the remaining paramilitary forces from the state's strife-torn districts to the poll-bound state.
The apex court had earlier on 27 October permitted the Centre to withdraw seven of the 15 companies of CAPF from Darjeeling and Kalimpong districts for deployment along the borders of Jammu and Kashmir and in the north-eastern states and to the poll-bound states of Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh.
The Calcutta High Court had earlier stayed the withdrawal of CAPF from Darjeeling hills, the scene of unrest over the statehood demand, till 27 October after the state government approached it opposing the Centre's decision.
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