UP govt directs officials to make security arrangements for PM visit to Saifai

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh government has been planning a tight security arrangements in view of proposed visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to attend 'Tilak Ceremony' of Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh's grandnephew in Etawah later this week.

In view to deal with any emergency situation, state government has issued directives to the administration and police officials concerning the security.

State Chief Secretary Alok Ranjan instructed Commissioner and IG (Kanpur) and administration officials in Etawah through a video conference to complete all preparations on time in view of the proposed visit of the prime minister, his cabinet colleagues and other VVIPs on February 21, an official spokesman said.

"Several dignitaries including the prime minister, Home Minister Rajnath Singh and others have been invited to attend 'tilak' ceremony of Tej Pratap Yadav, grandnephew of SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav in Saifai, Etawah and all security arrangements be made timely," Alok Ranjan told the officials.

Police officials has also been asked to make sure smooth flow of traffic besides keeping an eye on suspicious activities by installing CCTV cameras.

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