Safety of Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde has been beefed up following a particular enter a few menace to his life, an official stated on Sunday.
The State Intelligence Division (SID) on Saturday night obtained particular enter in regards to the menace to the lifetime of CM Shinde, the official stated. State Intelligence Commissioner Ashutosh Dumbre confirmed the menace.
“After particular info, we’ve got taken crucial motion and have elevated the safety of the chief minister,” Dumbre instructed PTI with out elaborating. Extra safety has been offered to the CM, who enjoys a Z Plus class safety cowl, he stated. Safety has additionally been stepped up at Shinde’s non-public residence in Thane and the official residence ‘Varsha’ in Mumbai, he stated.
Shinde is scheduled to handle his first Dussehra rally at MMRDA grounds in Mumbai on October 5.
He turned the chief minister in June this yr after his riot with Shiv Sena MLAs led to the collapse of the Uddhav Thackeray-led authorities.
Notably, Shinde had obtained a menace letter suspected to have been despatched by Naxalites final October when he was the City Improvement Minister and likewise guardian minister of Gadchiroli district, affected by Naxalism.