There was no safety lapse, harassed Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s automobile was caught on a flyover in Punjab for practically 20 minutes. The Chief Minister expressed remorse that the PM needed to return.
“The Prime Minister’s convoy was stopped manner earlier than the spot the place protesters had been sitting. To carry any protest it takes a minimum of 10-20 minutes. The PM was knowledgeable about it and in addition supplied a special route however he selected to go away,” stated the Chief Minister at a press convention.
At 3 pm at this time, the information broke that the PM had deserted plans to attend a rally in Ferozpur. On the occasion, union Well being minister Mansukh Mandaviya introduced on stage that Mr Modi wouldn’t make it “because of some causes.”
In an escalating political conflict in election season, the BJP has accused Punjab’s ruling Congress of making an attempt to hurt the Prime Minister. The Congress, nonetheless, raised attainable lapses by PM Modi’s elite safety.
PM Modi was seen in a black Toyota Fortuner secured by SPG officers. Barely a couple of toes from his automobile, individuals and policemen had been seen in clusters. Posters had been held up because the PM’s automobile drove by. A BJP bus following the convoy was heckled by protesters.
PM Modi reduce quick his go to and returned to the airport.
“The PM was caught on a flyover for 15-20 minutes. This was a significant lapse within the safety of PM,” stated the Residence Ministry assertion.