West Bengal: MHA gives Y+ security to Sisir Kumar Adhikari, Dibyendu Adhikari
New Delhi, May 22: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has given Y+ security to Lok Sabha MPs Sisir Kumar Adhikari and Dibyendu Adhikari in West Bengal.
They will be secured by armed commandos of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) whenever he moves in West Bengal. The Union home ministry has issued an order in this context.
Suvendu Adhikari''s father Sisir Kumar Adhikari and brother Dibyendu Adhikari have been provided the cover by the ministry on the basis of a threat perception report prepared by central security agencies.
While Sisir Kumar Adhikari is a member of Parliament (MP) from the Kanthi Lok Sabha seat, Dibyendu Adhikari is a Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP from Tamluk in the state.
The report, recommended cover to the two leaders in view of physical security threats they face.
They are being provided ''Y+'' central security cover in the state of West Bengal and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has been entrusted with the task.
About four to five armed commandos each will be provided to them every time they move in the state, they said.
The CRPF also provides a ''Z'' category cover to Suvendu Adhikari, who is the Leader of Opposition in the West Bengal Assembly.
Suvendu Adhikari had severed ties with the TMC and joined the BJP. He contested the 2021 assembly elections against Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee from the Nandigram seat and won the contest.