3,300 CISF contingent for Parliament security from 20 May

The government directed CISF to take over the task from the CRPF following the 13 December security breach incident of last year.

BySouth First Desk

Published May 20, 2024 | 10:30 AMUpdatedMay 20, 2024 | 10:30 AM

Chaos after gas canisters were set off in Parliament by two youth on 13 December 2023 in severe security breach. (X)

More than 3,300 CISF personnel will take over the complete counterterrorism and anti-sabotage security duties at the Parliament complex from Monday, 20 May, following the withdrawal of over 1,400 CRPF staff from the country’s most important symbol of democracy, official sources said.

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