ent collapse at Modi’s West Bengal rally: Probe panel blames Mamata govt for lapses

Prime News, National (New Delhi), August 4:- An inquiry conducted by a central team to assess the circumstances leading to the collapse of a tent during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent rally at West Bengal’s Midnapore has pointed to serious lapses in the security arrangements put in place by the local administration.

The panel, in its report, blamed the local authorities for the alleged lapses and said that adequate cooperation was not provided to the advance security liaison team ahead of PM Modi’s rally.

The inquiry report, which was submitted to the Union Home Ministry, suggested that not enough state police personnel were deployed within the 5-km radius of the Prime Minister’s function.

The panel also claimed that proper logistical help was not given to the advance security liaisoning team, which visited the state two weeks before the Prime Minister’s visit. (MR, Inputs: Agencies).

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