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JK police to ensure ‘smooth’ polls in Punjab

A deployment of Jammu and Kashmir Police personnel. [File Photo]

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Police has been tasked to ensure ‘peaceful’ Assembly elections in Punjab as the state is scheduled to go for polls on February 20.

As per the police spokesman of Kathua, the district shares a long border with Punjab as well as International Border with Pakistan, the SSP Kathua reviewed the security at a high-level joint meeting ahead of the 26 January event and “Assembly elections” in Punjab.

Senior Superintendent of Police Kathua R C Kotwal chaired the meeting where officers from Army, Border Security Force, Central Reserve Police Force, and different wings of intelligence agencies were present.

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