Centre gives VIP safety cover to Punjab MLA that lately signed up with BJP

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By PTI

BRAND-NEW DELHI: The Union government has actually supplied the Y+ classification VIP safety cover to Punjab MLA Fatehjang Singh Bajwa that lately signed up with the BJP, according to main resources.

The 63-year-old is a lawmaker from the Qadian setting up seat of the state and also switched the BJP from the Congress on December 28.

He is the more youthful bro of Congress Rajya Sabha participant Partap Singh Bajwa.

Sources in the safety facility informed PTI that Fatehjang Singh Bajwa has actually been supplied the Y+ safety cover for his activity in poll-bound Punjab.

The Union Home Ministry approved the release on the basis of a suggestion sent out by main knowledge firms that underscored possible safety hazards to him, they stated.

The job has actually been provided to the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and also as component of this safety categorisation, Bajwa will certainly have a team of 3-4 armed task forces everytime he takes a trip in the state.

Recently, the Union government had actually provided a greater Z-category VIP safety cover to Punjab political leader Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi that had actually signed up with the BJP in December.

The safety cover of Manjinder Singh Sirsa, previous Shiromani Akali Dal leader and also Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee principal, was likewise updated by the Centre from the reduced classification of Y to Z.

He likewise signed up with the BJP last month in December.