UP BJP prez seeks more security

Lucknow : Uttar Pradesh BJP president Keshav Prasad Maurya has sought for more security personnel from the Akhilesh Yadav government due to threat on his life. The BJP MP from Phulpur, Allahabad already has an X category security cover provided to him by the Central government which gives him two personnel, including a PSO. According to sources here today, an application to this was moved by Mr Maurya recently to the chief minister, who has forwarded it to the state home department for necessary action. The state home department is assessing the application and was checking the details including threat on the life of the leader, sources said. Presently, more than 5,000 police personnel in UP are already deployed in the security of politicians and other VIPs in the state.

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