TN BJP claims security lapse during PM Modi’s visit to Chennai, calls for probe | News Bharat

Tamil Nadu Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) leader K Annamalai on Tuesday met Tamil Nadu Governor RN Ravi and urged him to initiate an inquiry into the alleged security lapse by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to the state to inaugurate the Chess Olympiad event at the Jawaharlal Indoor Stadium Nehru in July.

Addressing the media after meeting the governor, Annamalai stated that the BJP state unit handed over a memorandum to the governor detailing inadequate security during the Prime Minister’s visit to the state during the Chess Olympiad event led by MK Stalin. Tamil Nadu State Government.

According to Annamalai, the metal detectors were not in working order.

“The metal detectors were not working well. They were all in bad condition, some even non-functional,” he said.

Urging the Chief Minister to take necessary action at the earliest, he said, “Tamil Nadu government should take necessary action against the officials who were in charge of security”.

In his memorandum, Annamalai requested the governor to conduct independent audits of metal detectors in Tamil Nadu.

In a series of tweets, Annamalai accused the state government of security lapses and wrote, “Today, along with other senior leaders of BJP Tamil Nadu, we met the Governor of Tamil Nadu to present a memorandum on the grave security lapse that has been committed. Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam Govt during Hon’ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Chennai on July 28-29, 2022,” he tweeted.

“The worst part is that the Tamil Nadu government is trying to hide it now. We present our memorandum with evidence of the wrongdoing of the state government. No one feels safe under the rule of the DMK government in Tamil Nadu,” he added in another tweet.

Addressing another issue in the state as mentioned in the memorandum submitted to the governor, Annamalai further wrote in his tweet, “We have also submitted a memorandum on the rampant corruption in the conduct of Jal Jeevan in our state and demanded an independent audit in this matters”.

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