Within the intense political row over the safety breach that left Prime Minister Narendra Modi caught on a freeway in Punjab, a high minister of the state’s Congress authorities discovered himself surrounded by protesting BJP employees on a street. In a video that’s in extensive circulation, he’s seen chanting PM Modi’s title to get the protesters to again off.
Punjab Deputy Chief Minister OP Soni was driving to Amritsar when his automobile was stopped and surrounded by BJP employees protesting the PM’s safety breach yesterday.
A video exhibits the BJP employees shouting “Jai Shri Ram” as they block Mr Soni’s automobile. He’s then seen elevating “Modi Zindabad” slogans, after which the protesters let him go.
A blame recreation has erupted over the Prime Minister’s safety breach within the run-up to the Punjab election in February-March.
PM Modi was on his approach to an election rally in Ferozepur in Punjab when his convoy was caught on a flyover simply 10 km from the positioning. The route was blocked by protesters.
The PM was on the flyover for 20 minutes earlier than the convoy turned again and headed to the Bathinda airport.
The centre and the ruling BJP have accused the Punjab authorities of endangering PM Modi’s life.
The Congress has thrown again the allegations, alleging that the PM’s last-minute change of plans was a violation of his safety protocol. The Prime Minister was initially meant to fly to the rally in a helicopter however could not due to unhealthy climate.
Central authorities sources at this time put out a pointed rebuttal, asserting that the Punjab police have been knowledgeable about PM Modi’s street journey and route clearance was taken from the state police chief.