ECI GRANTS PERMISSION FOR USING BULLET PROOF VEHICLE TO PRANEET KAUR

Apr 02, 2019 19:25 | Punjab

Chandigarh, April 2: The Election Commission of India (ECI) has given permission to Mrs. Praneet Kaur former Union Minister during Lok Sabha election 2019 for using bullet proof vehicle.

Disclosing this here the Chief Electoral Officer Punjab Dr. S. Karuna Raju said ECI had granted this permission as per point 5 of Para 10.5.1 of Manual of the MCC where security requirement of a person, as assessed by security agencies, requires him/her to travel in bullet proof vehicle, only one such vehicle may be provided by the government on payment of cost of propulsion of such vehicle by such person. In such bullet proof vehicle, no other political leader/workers (except his/her personal/medical attendant) shall be allowed to travel.