Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday asserted that there will be no compromise on security after a powerful explosive PETN was found under the seat of Leader of Opposition (LoP) in the state Assembly on July 12. He said," NIA should probe the matter."
While addressing the members, the chief minister vowed that the government will expose those who have conspired this terror threat. He said it posed a life threat to all public representatives, staffers and 22 crore people of the state.
Adityanath said police verification of the employees is necessary who are working in the Assembly.
Everyone needs to be cautious related to security matters. Police verification needs to be done for workers in assembly: UP CM in assembly— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) July 14, 2017
The chief minister said that the government cannot compromise with the security of representative for the sake of pleasing people.
Adityanath informed that 150 gram PETN was found in assembly. He said the nature of the explosive was so powerful that 500 gram of PETN can blow the state assembly.
The chief minister said a Quick Response Team will be deployed to counter any such threat in future. He said security guidelines must be issued and everyone must follow them. He added that there will be an arrangement to keep mobile and phones outside the House.
Security guidelines must be issued and everyone must follow them: CM Yogi Adityanath in UP assembly— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) July 14, 2017
UP Speaker Hriday Narayan Dixit said that PAC will be deployed at all eight gates of the UP Assembly. Passes of old vehicles will be cancelled, and Quick Response Team will be deployed in the Assembly, he said.
Dixit said that each MLA will have to show pass, otherwise he or she will be denied entry in the premises. He said full body scanner will be installed in the Assembly.