Delhi, First Published Jan 6, 2022, 1:58 AM IST
Amritsar: The Punjab government is likely to report to the Center today on the security breach during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit. The Home Ministry had sought a report from the state on the incident where the Prime Minister’s vehicle was stuck on the road for more than 15 minutes due to protests by farmers. Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi said there was no security breach. The state explained that it had quickly decided to make the Prime Minister’s trip a road trip. SPG is also preparing a report on the incident.
Political allegations between the BJP and the Congress over the incident continue. ‘The Prime Minister’s convoy was blocked after protesters stabbed him. It will take at least 10 to 20 minutes for the protest to take place. The Prime Minister was informed of this and informed that he would go the other way. But he decided to go back. The CM said in a press conference that there was no security breach and there was no attack.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is furious over the 20-minute incident in which he was trapped in a flyover in Punjab due to farmers’ anger. Expressing dissatisfaction with the officials, Modi said that he should thank the Chief Minister for coming back alive. Modi said this when he returned to Bathinda airport. ” Thank you, Chief Minister. I’m back at Bhatinda Airport alive, “he told airport officials.
Protests erupted against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived in Punjab for campaigning in the run-up to the Assembly elections. The protest took place during a march to the National Martyrs’ Memorial in Hussainwala. With this, the Prime Minister’s convoy was stuck in a flyover for 20 minutes. The Union Home Ministry has blamed the Punjab government for the security breach. BJP national president JP Nadda has accused the Punjab government of deliberately trying to sabotage a program for the prime minister.
Last Updated Jan 6, 2022, 2:32 AM IST