The Central Government has accorded ‘Y+’ VIP security cover to Yesteryear Bollywood heartthrob Mithun Chakraborty, who lately joined the BJP, ahead of the Assembly elections in West Bengal.
The security cover can be supplied by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) that has a devoted wing for this activity, referred to as the particular security group (SSG), in accordance with a PTI report.
“Chakraborty has been given a ‘Y+’ cover and armed CISF commandos will accompany him throughout ballot marketing campaign in West Bengal,” a senior officer stated.
A risk notion report ready by central security businesses lately really useful to the house ministry for a security cover to the nationwide award-winning actor.
The 70-year-old actor had joined the BJP on Sunday at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s mega rally on the Brigade Parade Ground in Kolkata.
Chakraborty was welcomed into the fold by BJP nationwide basic secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya and state president Dilip Ghosh, amongst others.
The National Award-winning actor, after being handed the saffron social gathering flag by Ghosh, stated he had at all times wished to work for the underprivileged, and the saffron camp has given him a platform to fulfil his aspiration.
Chakraborty additionally stated he had dedicated a mistake by becoming a member of the Trinamool Congress, which had despatched him to the Rajya Sabha in 2014.
The actor additionally asserted that he was proud to be a Bengali.
“I at all times wished to do one thing large in life, however had by no means dreamt of being a component of such an enormous rally which is to be addressed by world’s hottest chief Narendra Modi. I needed to work for the poorer sections of our society, and that want will now be fulfilled,” he stated.
Amid large cheers from supporters, Chakraborty, borrowing a dialogue from one of his movies, stated, “Ami joldhorao noi, bele borao noi… ami ekta cobra, ek chobol-ei chobi (Don’t mistake me for a innocent snake, I’m a cobra, can kill individuals with one chunk).”
Election to the 294-member West Bengal meeting can be held in eight phases between March 27 and April 29. The outcomes can be introduced 2 May.
BJP MP from Jharkhand Nishikant Dubey can even be accorded with an identical cover that entails about 4-5 armed commandos defending the particular person.
With these new inductions, the CISF now protects a complete of 104 VIPs, together with National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval and RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat.
With company inputs