Governments withdraw gunmen to VIPs
August 12, 2014 - Hyderabad
Both the Government of Telangna and Andhra Pradesh have withdrawn gunmen facilities to the VIPs.
The Security Review Committee has recommended the governments for complete withdrawal or partial withdrawal of security cover to formers and the State Governments of Telangna and Andhra Pradesh has withdrawn or amended security covers. In Andhra Pradesh the government has withdrawn this facility to 220 while in Telangana for 181 completely. The gunmen security has been decreased to 35 VIPs in Telangana State and 20 in Andhra Pradesh.
Security stripped leaders include Danam Nagender, Mukhesh, former Minister Damodareddy and Ponnala Lakshmaiah while the security was partially withdrawn to former Home Minister Sabitha Indra Reddy. TDP MLA Dayakar has been withdrawn by 2+2 security. With this, the Telangana State Government is providing gunmen security to 328 persons.
In Andhra Pradesh, the security withdrawn completely included former MLA YS Vijayamma, Sharmila, Brother Anil Kumar, YS Vivekananda Reddy. All most all the Congress formers have been withdrawn of the security cover while was decreased to 1+1 security to former Speaker Nadendla Manohar.