incident which the Union’s Home Office described as a “major loophole” in his security. The prime minister was due to address a rally in Ferozepur, which was called off after the incident.
The BKU (K), however, said the sit-in was planned in advance and was not organized with the intention of blocking Prime Minister Modi’s entry to the Ferozepur rally. “We did not know that PM would travel by road as we had been told, he would reach the rally site by helicopter. We were already protesting on the spot and only learned of the Prime Minister’s trip after his cavalcade had taken place. turned around, “the organization’s secretary general Baldev Singh Zira said as quoted by the newspaper. Hindustan times as told.
A BJP delegation will meet with the governor of Punjab on Thursday about the incident. Punjab BJP leaders alleged on Wednesday that state police were ordered not to allow party workers to reach the rally site in Ferozepur where Prime Minister Narendra Modi was to lay the foundation stones for development projects .
Several leaders yesterday condemned the attack on the security of the Prime Minister. Any breach in the security of the prime minister is unacceptable, the Aam Aadmi party said. Reacting to the alleged security breach during the Prime Minister’s visit to the Punjab, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said on Wednesday that the responsibility of the SPG and the IB should be fixed as they are primarily responsible for the Prime Minister’s security.
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said on Wednesday that Congress was not allowed to remain in power in Punjab after the lack of security. This was not just a security breach but an attempt to physically harm the prime minister, he said in a video statement, adding that Modi was not a BJP prime minister but from the country.
Party leader Samajwadi Akhilesh Yadav’s Vijay Rath Yatra project in Gonda and Ayodhya later this week has been postponed. The party chairman’s programs scheduled for Jan. 7, 8 and 9 have been postponed and new dates will be announced soon, a party leader said on Wednesday on condition of anonymity.
The leader gave no reason for the postponement of the program. According to party sources, Akhilesh Yadav was offered to visit Gonda and Ayodhya on January 7, 8 and 9 and speak at public meetings.
The Punjab cabinet on Wednesday decided to grant a one-time grant of Rs 1,000 to widows, destitute women, dependent children and people with disabilities. This will be in addition to the monthly pension of Rs 1,500 that will be paid to them. This financial assistance will be credited directly to their bank accounts. This one-time grant will cost the Treasury 277.13 crore rupees and benefit recipients by 27.71 lakh, according to an official statement.
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