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Centre downgrades security cover for Lalu Prasad Yadav, Akhilesh Yadav

Security cover given to several politicians was downgraded by the Home Ministry after a review of VVIP security apparatus. Two prominent names in the list were former UP and Bihar chief ministers - Akhilesh Yadav and Lalu Prasad Yadav.

India TV News Desk India TV News Desk
New Delhi Updated on: July 23, 2019 17:46 IST
Centre downgrades security cover for Lalu Prasad Yadav,
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Centre downgrades security cover for Lalu Prasad Yadav, Akhilesh Yadav

The Home Ministry has on Tuesday downgraded the security cover of some politicians including Lalu Prasad Yadav and Akhilesh Yadav.

This scaling down of security cover provided to former Bihar Chief Minister was done keeping in mind his prison sentence. 

Lalu Prasad Yadav is currently serving jail term in Birsa Munda Jail in Ranchi for his role in the fodder scam. 

Security cover given to former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav was also scaled down. Akhilesh enjoyed the Z+ security cover given to him by the central government. 

The Home Ministry has now taken away the black cat commandos that used to guard him. 

India Tv - Centre downgrades security cover for Lalu Prasad Yadav, Akhilesh Yadav

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Centre downgrades security cover for Lalu Prasad Yadav, Akhilesh Yadav

India Tv - Centre downgrades security cover for Lalu Prasad Yadav, Akhilesh Yadav

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Centre downgrades security cover for Lalu Prasad Yadav, Akhilesh Yadav

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