India monitoring security breach during Narendra Modi's Sri Lanka visit

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New Delhi, March 20: An incident of security breach during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's trip to Jaffna, Sri Lanka has come under scanner and officials are investigating the matter.

This comes after Modi's visit to Sri Lanka concluded last week. According to an Indian Express report a youth managed to breach the security and came very close to the prime minister before he was escorted off by security officials there.

Security breach during Modi's SL visit

The incident took place when on March 14, when Modi was in Jaffna and had concluded handing over of the certificates for houses to women in the Illavalai village. Just when Modi was about to get into his SUV, a youth approached Modi but security officials intervened.

The Prime Minister's Office is monitoring the probe alongwith RAW and Ministries of External Affairs. PMO is said to have taken this incident very seriously.

The youth wanted to shake hands with Modi and wanted a picture with him

If reports are to believed the man was keen on meeting Modi and wanted to get a photograph with the prime minister.

This was Modi's first visit to Jaffna and also first visit by an Indian PM in 28 years. Rajiv Gandhi was the last prime minister before Modi to have visited Sri Lanka.

Narendra Modi, on the other hand, has many times broken his security parameters to interact with the locals wherever he goes. While on his trip to US and Australia, Modi was seen moving away from his security officials in order to interact with the public there.

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