Bangalore, Oct 5 : Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil has asked the Karnataka Government to set up a new force on the lines of Indo-Tibetan border force for costal region to fight terrorism in the State.
Addressing a late night press conference in Bangalore on Saturday, after reviewing the law and order situation, the Union Home Minister said the centre would extend all possible assistance to the State.
Patil was in Bangalore to review the law and order situation and earlier in the day he had gone to Puttaparti to take the blessings of the Sai Baba.
He also held two-hour discussion with the State Home Minister, Dr. V.S. Acharya, and Governor Rameshwar Thakur. By Kestur Vasuki