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Which of the following paramilitary force jurisdiction has increased recently in the area of West Bengal and Punjab.
d) None of the above
Correct Answer is : D
Recently, the Ministry of Home Affairs has issued a notification to widen the jurisdiction of Border Security Force (BSF) for seizure, search and arrest up to 50km from the international border in Assam, West Bengal and Punjab.
- The BSF was raised in 1965, after the India-Pakistan war.
- It is one of theseven Central Armed Police Forcesof the Union of India under the administrative control of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).
- Other Central Armed Police Forces are: Assam Rifles (AR), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), National Security Guards (NSG) and Sashastra Seema Bal(SSB).