In a major allegation against the Tamil Nadu government, the state’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has alleged a major security lapse during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Chennai to inaugurate the Chess Olympiad on July 29, 2022. Following the issue, Tamil Nadu BJP leader Annamalai also met the state’s governor RN Ravi and urged him to take necessary action on the deteriorating law and order situation in the state.
In a press release, the BJP said, “It has come to light that most of the handheld metal detectors, door metal detectors and bomb detectors used in the security arrangements during Prime Minister Modi’s visit were out of order and maintenance was delayed. and replacement.”
The issue was raised by the BJP as the Chess Olympiad was a high-profile event and extra security measures were required as many dignitaries, including the Prime Minister, attended.
BJP files Coimbatore blast case
In a scathing attack on the alleged inaction of the Tamil Nadu government, the Saffron Party said, “In the past, the Tamil Nadu BJP had submitted evidence of ADGP Intelligence’s involvement in the fake passport scam. Unfortunately, the Tamil Nadu state government did not initiate “He continues to run a very sensitive department, which continues to fail in its basic duty to protect our country and its citizens.”
“Law and order in the country is deteriorating day by day. The state government ignored the specific intelligence shared by the central intelligence agencies, which led to the suicide bombing in Coimbatore,” a Tamil Nadu BJP press release added. .
PM Modi inaugurates Chess Olympiad in Chennai
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 44th Chess Olympiad at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Chennai, Tamil Nadu on July 29. During the event, the best chess players from around the world battled each other for the chessboards for the Chess Olympiad title. Notably, the Chess Olympiad was originally scheduled to be held in Russia and was moved to Chennai after the Russian invasion of Ukraine.