"We have sent 17 more companies of paramilitary personnel in addition to 33 companies sent in last three days," a senior Home Ministry official said. A company of a paramilitary force comprises about 100 personnel.
The additional forces had been sent following a request by the Haryana government, which was grappling with the situation arising out of the violence following the Jat stir for quota in government jobs.
During a telephonic conversation with Haryana Chief Minister ML Khattar on Friday, Home Minister Rajnath Singh had assured all assistance to the state government to deal with the situation.

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