Kolkata: EC is leaving no stone unturned to ensure a free and fair election in Bengal. EC officers are meeting state administration officials at regular intervals. Phase 1 polls are scheduled on 4th April, where polls will be held at 18 assembly seats.
In total, 350 companies of Central Forces will be deployed to thwart any untoward incident in phase 1. 118 company forces would be fielded only in Jangalmahal; state police will also accompany them. Around 12,000 state police is going to be used in polls. EC is keeping strict vigil to avoid any problem in phase 1 at any cost.