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    Congress gives notice of adjournment motion in LS over withdrawal of SPG cover of Gandhis

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    On Monday, the first day of the Winter Session, Congress leader in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury had raised the issue of SPG security, saying the move to withdraw the cover of party chief Sonia Gandhi and former president Rahul Gandhi was "arbitrary".

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    The Congress in the notice said the security cover was withdrawn ignoring the existing and probable threats to the Gandhi family.

    NEW DELHI: The Congress has given a notice to move an adjournment motion in the Lok Sabha against the withdrawal of Special Protection Group (SPG) cover of the Gandhi family.

    Describing the move as "arbitrary", the Congress in the notice said the security cover was withdrawn ignoring the existing and probable threats to the Gandhi family.

    An adjournment motion is moved to stop the proceedings of the House to take up the issue raised in the motion.

    On Monday, the first day of the Winter Session, Congress leader in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury had raised the issue of SPG security, saying the move to withdraw the cover of party chief Sonia Gandhi and former president Rahul Gandhi was "arbitrary".

    The government earlier this replaced the SPG security cover given to the family of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, who was assassinated by LTTE terrorists on May 21, 1991, by the 'Z-plus' security of the CRPF.
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    13 Comments on this Story

    Venkatesh C262 days ago
    why they should be provided by SPG? they are fit to be in Thiar jail along with Chidambaram. in entire world, only in our country the looters are enjoying kingly facilities out of Tax payers money. see the fate of Navab sheriff for misusing power. it is shame for our country .
    Kumar Swapan262 days ago
    They are more secured as they have extra security encirclement from ISI. Terrorists are guarding''em.No need of Indian security encirclement.
    AK Sachdev262 days ago
    I wish the Scamgress would have not done this for just 2 people, rather for the females of India.
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