Gujarat CM Narendra Modi wrote a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh opposing Centre’s proposed move of amending Border Security Force Act, 1968, to give wide powers to the paramilitary force in which they can arrest and search anybody in any part of the country.
He said that this decision is a move to “create a state within state”
He said BSF has been created to “guard our international borders with powers under Criminal Procedure Code to arrest offenders in border areas and investigate”.
On the other hand, State Congress President, Arjun Modhwadia oppsed Modi.