Bhubaneswar, Jan 5: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today reacted over the breach of security incident involving Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his Punjab visit on Wednesday.
“The Prime Minister of India is an institution. It is the duty of every Government to provide foolproof security and safeguard the dignity of this institution. Anything contrary should be unacceptable in our democracy,” tweeted Naveen.
The PM was stuck on a flyover for 15-20 minutes due to the road being blocked by some protesters, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said in a statement. The MHA has taken cognisance of this serious security lapse has sought a detailed report from the state government.
The PM was scheduled to lay the foundation stone of multiple development projects worth more than Rs 42,750 crore.
These projects include Delhi-Amritsar-Katra Expressway; four laning of Amritsar – Una section; Mukerian – Talwara New Broad Gauge railway line; PGI Satellite Centre at Ferozepur and two new medical colleges at Kapurthala and Hoshiarpur.