West Bengal Minister uses red beacon on his car, defies centre ban
Defying the Centre’s ban on use of red beacons, PWD Minister Arup Biswas and Chairman of Siliguri Jalpaiguri Development Authority (SJDA) said, Our government has not yet banned red beacon So, we are not bound to follow the other instructions. Well, West Bengal PWD Minister Biswas and Chairman of Siliguri Jalpaiguri Development Authority (SJDA) were seen using red beacons atop their vehicles. Seeking an end to VIP culture, the Centre earlier, took a decision against using red beacons. Only five categories of people are exempt from the new rule - the President of India, the Vice President of India, the Prime Minister of India, the Speaker of the Lok Sabha and the Chief Justice of India.