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Punjab MLA Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi gets 'Z' security

By Jasleen Kaur -- December 29, 2021 6:02 pm -- Updated:December 29, 2021 6:13 pm

Punjab MLA Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi, who recently joined the BJP from the Congress, has been given 'Z' category security in Delhi and Punjab, said a Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) official on Wednesday.

"We have provided Z category security to Punjab MLA Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi in Delhi and Punjab. He was given security on December 26," said the senior MHA official.

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Sodhi, an MLA from Guru Har Sahai in Ferozpur district, joined the BJP on December 21 ahead of the Punjab Assembly elections, which are slated for early next year. He was a senior Congress leader and a close aide of former Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh.

Sodhi joined the BJP in the presence of the party's Punjab in-charge Gajendra Singh Shekhawat at the BJP headquarters in Delhi.

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There are a total of 76 protectees under various categories of security provided by the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) under the guidelines of the MHA.

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