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April 21, 2017

Government Has No Plans To Reduce Security Given To VIPs: Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu

Venkaiah Naidui

Stating that the government has no plans to reduce security given to VIPs, on April 20, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said, "With regard to security, it is necessary in the interest of the country because important people have to be protected. Otherwise, there is no preferential treatment."

With regard to the Centre's decision of eliminating the VIP culture, the Union Minister said, "Everybody is a VIP and that is the philosophy of our government." The Minister further added that though it is a small initiative, it sends a message that every person should be treated equally.

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