New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday, January 12, 2022, constituted a committee under the chairmanship of Justice Indu Malhotra, a retired apex court judge, to probe into the security lapses during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s January 5 visit to Punjab. . The panel constituted by the SC will have Justice (Retd) Indu Malhotra, Director General of National Investigation Agency (NIA), Director General of Security, Punjab and Registrar General of Punjab and Haryana High Court as its members. (justice indu appoint)
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First woman lawyer to be promoted directly
The apex court, while constituting an independent committee, said the panel will examine the reasons for the security breach, the persons responsible for it and the measures to be taken to prevent such security breaches of VVIPs in future. In 2018, Indu Malhotra was officially appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court of India. Her appointment was historic as she was the first woman lawyer to be promoted directly from the Bar.
Big lapse in PM’s security (justice indu appoint)
Earlier on January 5 this year, PM Narendra Modi, who was traveling by road in Punjab, was stuck on a flyover for 15-20 minutes on his way to Firozpur due to a blockade by some protesters, an incident called by the Union Home Ministry. as described. There was a big lapse in their security. The Prime Minister was on his way from Bathinda to the National Martyrs Memorial at Hussainiwala when the incident took place. After a major security lapse in the PM’s visit to Punjab, his convoy decided to head back to the Bathinda airport. (justice indu appoint)