MUMBAI: NCP president Sharad Pawar on Sunday asked home minister Anil Deshmukh to forthwith reduce his security cover.
“I have been given the highest security cover,. I don’t need it. Security should be reduced forthwith,” Pawar said to Deshmukh.
The home minister confirmed that Pawar had spoken to him and called for a drastic cut the security that is provided to him by the state today.
“I informed Pawar that his security cover is based on the recommendation made by the high-level threat perception committee. In my opinion, Pawar has been provided Z+ cover after considering all aspects. Still, we will ask the chief secretary to re-examine it,” Deshmukh said.