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VIP security to 270 persons by Center says Kiren Rijiju, Mos of Home

Today, Kiren Rijiju, Minister of State for Home  informed that a total of 270 individuals are  given VIP level of security by the central government based on their threat perception.

During question hour in Lok Sabha while replying to a question , Rijiju said: “The central government provides security cover on the basis of assessment of threat to some individuals. Security requirement is periodically reviewed based and further decison for security continuation/withdrawl/downgrading/upgrade is taken.

Number of VIPs getting security varies from time to time. Till date, there are 270 VIP protectees in the central list,” Rijiju informed.