JK News Today

Srinagar, August 24:

As announced the the Ministery of home Affairs few days back, the withdrawal of paramilitary forces has started in Kashmir, as two companies of have been withdrawn and one has been replaced in Beerwah area od district Budgam  in Kashmir.

According to the reports, 131 Battalion B.Coy, and 159 Battalion C.Coy of CRPF were withdrawn from Girls Hostel Beerwah.

The 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Over all two CRPF Companies were withdrawn while another company was replaced by a new one in Beerwah Budgam.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(CRPF), 20 companies each of Border Security Force (BSF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) and SSB will be withdrawn from Jammu and Kashmir.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.