Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Z Plus Security, Govt upgraded defense cover | Techno Glob


New Delhi: The central government has upgraded the security cover of Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma to the highest category of Z-Plus, news agencies reported.

Following a recent security review, the CRPF has been directed by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to upgrade its security to the highest category of Z-plus on an all-India basis, officials said.

Sarma, 53, has so far been enjoying Z category cover provided by the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) VIP security unit for his travels in the northeastern states.

As per the ‘Z’ category security protocol, the Chief Minister of Assam is accompanied by more than 50 commandos whenever he travels anywhere in the country.

Sarma was awarded ‘Z’ category security cover of CRPF in 2017. Under the earlier security arrangement, Sarma was provided ‘Z’ category security in the state.

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