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Yogi Adityanath issues midnight order, beacons to vanish from Friday in UP

A decision was also taken by Adityanath to curtail the security cover of politicians and others

IANS  |  Lucknow 

Yogi Adityanath
Yogi Adityanath

A day after the central cabinet put an end to use of beacon lights in all vehicles, Chief Minister in a midnight missive ordered the same, with immediate effect across

In a communique issued by the Chief Minister's office, it was informed that use of and beacon lights by ministers and officials was being ended from Friday.

vehicles, ambulances, fire brigades and police vehicles will exempt from this decision, officials said.

A decision was also taken by Adityanath to curtail the security cover of politicians and others.

Adityanath also thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for this decision and said it would go a long way in ending VIP culture in the country and bring relief to the people.

Soon after the cabinet decision on Wednesday, cabinet ministers and had removed their beacons from official vehicles.

 

First Published: Fri, April 21 2017. 08:46 IST
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