SPG cover withdrawal: Change based on intel, not 10 Janpaths perception: BJP
NEW DELHI: BJP responded to Congress criticism of the governments decision to replace the SPG security for Sonia Gandhi and her children Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra by saying that the special security cover is given on the basis of threat perception by intelligence agencies and not by 10, Janpath, residence of the Congress president. The party accused the Gandhis of violating security protocol on many occasions.
Instead of the SPG cover, Sonia, Rahul and Priyanka will be given Z-plus security by the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF).
Underlining that security upgrade or downgrade is an administrative matter, BJP general secretary (organisation) B L Santhosh said, “SPG or Z+ security cover is decided on threat perception assessment done by intelligence agencies not in 10 Janpath like in yesteryears. Rahul Gandhi has breached protocol more than 300 times … why cry now?”
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