IMPHAL, July 3 :
The state needs additional two battalion of Armed Police Force for raising Highway Protection Force to protect the two main National Highway of the state.
Manipur’s Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam speaking to media persons at his office chamber in Imphal, said the state government is giving pressure to the centre for raising up Highway Protection Force for the last one and half year.
State government required at least minimum of two battalion force for rising of this protection force,he added.The government acknowledged that the people of Manipur are very much needed the Highway Protection Force.
Approval of the central government is required to starts the force. Once the centre gave approval, state government will starts as soon, he added.
Source : Manipur Update