the West Bengal police will be deployed in four major railway stations in the
State in a move to tighten security in the wake of the recent terrorist strike
in Mumbai. Vigil has also been intensified across the State and along its
border with Bangladesh.
to deploy the commandos in Sealdah and Howrah stations as well as in Kharagpur
station and in New Jalpaiguri in north Bengal was taken at a review meeting of
senior State and police officials here on Monday.
inputs of various agencies were discussed at the meeting.
railway police admitted that given its present strength it would be difficult
to tackle any eventuality and there is a requirement for additional security
forces in the major railway hubs, sources in the Eastern Railway said.