Yogi Adityanath, the newly appointed Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh has been accorded the top category ‘Z+’ VVIP armed security cover.
However, the cover will be provided by a Special Commando Team of the CISF along with a small contingent of Uttar Pradesh Police.
Till now, Yogi Adityanath was enjoying the smaller category of ‘Y’ category VVIP Cover accorded by the CISF. Being a Member of Parliament from Gorkhapur and also taking charge as the CM, threat perception reports of central security agencies thought that his level of security paraphernalia requires to be upgraded.
“CM’s security has been bolstered by the high level of VVIP Security Cover. He is now secured by a strong time of CSIF commandos who will every time he moves across the world. And a similar commandos team will be accompanied at Adityanath’s official residence”, mentioned a senior officer.
As being the part of higher VVIP Security Cover, Adityanath will be accompanied by 25-28 commandos who would have powerful and sophisticated weapons. He is a mobile and the commandos will have escort vehicles and pilot armed with jammers.
As per the reports, when Yogi Adityanath was present under the smaller category ‘Y’ category, there were 2-3 commandos following him everywhere. Officials said that the security of Adityanath was given charged to the Central Industrial Security Force squad from its Special Security Group (SSG).