"The govt is reviewing the security of Kumar Vishwas and may give him protection depending on his threat perception after a thorough review and based on intelligence inputs," the sources said.
Channi has also been declared as Congress' Chief Ministerial face for the upcoming polls. Punjab will go to the polls on February 20.
Channi was picked up as Chief Minister after Captain Amarinder Singh resigned from the post in September last year amid unending infighting in the party.
In September last year, Charanjit Singh Channi was sworn in as Chief Minister of Punjab while Sukhjinder Randhawa and OP Soni took oath as deputy chief ministers.
Punjab will go to the polls in a single phase on February 20 with the counting of the votes slated on March 10.
In a news conference at his residence, Sidhu also slammed the Delhi chief minister for making “false” promises with the people of Punjab. He claimed Kejriwal had no roadmap for Punjab and he wanted to run the state with remote control from Delhi.
The Election Commission has already announced the dates and all the political parties have started flexing their muscles in the poll-bound states -- Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Manipur, Goa and Punjab.
According to sources, several advocate-on-record (AoRs) received calls from an unknown international number in the morning with a recorded message that Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) has taken responsibility of PM' security breach in Punjab.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Sunday that December 26 starting this year will be observed as "Veer Baal Diwas" as a tribute to the 10th Sikh guru Gobind Singh's four sons who were executed by the Mughals.
A security lapse happened when Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was scheduled to visit Ferozepur, Punjab on Wednesday, was stuck on a flyover for 15-20 minutes. Kangana Ranaut called the incident 'shameful'.
In a "major security lapse", the prime minister's convoy was stranded on a flyover due to a blockade by protesters in Ferozepur on Wednesday after which he returned from poll-bound Punjab without attending any event, including a rally.
In a major security lapse, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday was stuck on a flyover in Punjab for nearly 20 minutes. The incident occurred after his convoy was blocked by a group of protesters, mostly farmers.
According to sources in the party, majority of the state leaders are in favour of collective leadership in fighting polls to balance caste equations in the state.
Having alliance with Captain Amrinder singh is not the only thing for BJP in Punjab as they have several other plans. Watch Abki Baar Kiski Sarkar to know what special plan modi has for upcoming Punjab elections.
Punjab has 117 Assembly seats. The announcement was made by party leader Raghav Chadha on his Twitter handle.
CM Kejriwal addressed a mega rally in Punjab's Gurdaspur where he launched a scathing attack on the ruling party Congress.
The Kartarpur Corridor with Pakistan will reopen from November 17, just two days ahead of Gurupurab, the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, Union Home Minister Amit Shah posted on Twitter.
Jagtar Singh, AAP MLA from Raikot, on Thursday stood up in the House and said Punjab has got the real 'Aam Aadmi' in the form of Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi whereas AAP has reduced to just being called 'Aam Aadmi Ki party for name-sake'.
This is Kejriwal's second visit to Punjab this month in the run-up to the state assembly polls due to be held early next year.
Many party leaders admitted that Amarinder Singh will give the BJP's campaign a major boost and any tie-up will happen only once he clarifies his stand.