Press Reporter News Service
New Delhi, January 6
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met President Ram Nath Kovind right here and apprised him of Wednesday’s developments in Punjab.
Earlier, the President expressed concern over the breach within the Prime Minister’s safety element throughout the Punjab go to on Wednesday, official sources mentioned even because the state constituted a committee to probe the lapses and a political slugfest on the difficulty continued.
The Residence Ministry, in the meantime, is awaiting the response of the Punjab authorities earlier than fixing duty within the matter and has referred to as for strictest motion in opposition to these accountable.
The developments got here at the same time as former prime minister HD Devegowda termed as unlucky the controversy over PM’s safety breach and cautioned in opposition to complacency in defending the best official of the state.
The BJP, in the meantime, has met Punjab governor and demanded the sacking of DGP Sidharth Chattopadhyay and Residence Minister Sukhjinder Randhawa.
The matter is ready to imagine a serious political color on the eve of elections to Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa, Manipur and Punjab with the BJP set to undertaking the Congress as a “Modi hater which tried to deliver hurt to the PM by exposing him for over quarter-hour at an elevated street in Punjab’s Ferozepur yesterday”, as already acknowledged by Union minister Smriti Irani.
The Congress has rejected the fees of safety breach.
Get together chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala mentioned, “The BJP is enacting a political drama due to skinny attendance at the PM’s rally. Is it our job to rearrange crowds for the rally? See the BJP duplicity and doublespeak: When PM Modi’s convoy is caught in visitors in Gautam Budh Nagar on twenty fifth December, 2017; it’s okay and there’s no safety breach. When the PM’s convoy will get caught in Delhi on fifteenth September, 2018 the BJP places it out on its twitter and hails it! However as PM modified his route final minute and travels by street and a delay of quarter-hour occurs in clearing the farmers it’s projected as endangering his life. Did anybody assault PM’s convoy? Isn’t the BJP insulting three crore Punjabis by such false bogey? He’s India’s PM not BJP’s. Cease the faux noise.”