The Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday has deployed a total of 1,016 platoons of BGB forces have been deployed across the country as parliamentary force.
“A total of 1,016 platoons of BGB forces have been deployed across Bangladesh to control the law and order situation,” said Mohsin Reza, public relations officer of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB).
Of them, 50 platoons will stay in Dhaka while the others will petrol the whole country including the remote areas when the EC orders, said the official.
He, however, could not said how many BGB personnel were deployed.
Usually a platoon composed of 10 to 30 personnel.
Apart from BGB, Coast Guard and Ansar battalion will work as striking force during the election time.