New Delhi, July 23: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Tuesday revised the security cover provided to RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, UP minister Suresh Rana, BJP MP Rajiv Pratap Rudy and LJP MP and son of Ram Vilas Paswan, Chirag Paswan. UP Minister Suresh Rana has also seen his security cover getting degraded. LJP MP Chirag Paswan's CRPF cover has been withdrawn and security downgraded to Y grade.
The Ministry of Home Affairs’s letter also mentions that the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, UP minister Suresh Rana, and BJP MP Rajiv Pratap Rudy have been removed from the Central list (CRPF protectees). BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj and senior BSP leader Satish Chandra Mishra's security cover have also been decreased, said reports.
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Security cover provided to the following people has been revised by Ministry of Home Affairs: Lalu Prasad Yadav, UP Minister Suresh Rana, BJP MP RP Rudy have been removed from Central list (CRPF protectees). LJP MP Chirag Paswan's CRPF cover withdrawn&security downgraded to 'Y.' pic.twitter.com/JfX5DZ7u5O
— ANI (@ANI) July 23, 2019
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) is responsible for providing security cover to politicians and VIPs. However, it is the ministry that accesses and revises security from time to time. The highest security cover provided to a personality in India is Z+. The security category provided depends upon threat perception to the individual.