Published On : Mon, Jun 6th, 2016

Amritsar turns into a fortress for Operation Bluestar 32nd anniversary

06live-bluestarAmritsar/Nagpur: The 32nd Operation Bluestar anniversary today has the state police on its toes that have grappled with violent clashes in the past two years on this day. Security around the Golden Temple has been strengthened.

Nearly 8,000 police personnel, besides six companies of paramilitary forces, have been camping in Amritsar for a week now, deployed at 200-odd checkpoints.

Also, as many as 15 companies of paramilitary forces including ITBP, CRPF, RAF, besides police personnel in strength, have been deployed.