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LS Speaker returns protocol vehicles, security staff

Press Trust of India  |  Indore 

Speaker and BJP Saturday said she had given up police vehicles and security personnel provided to her as part of protocol.

Mahajan, in a letter to Kamal Nath, said she had stopped using these government vehicles from March 10 itself, when the announced the poll schedule.

"In view of the election, the model code of conduct has come into vogue since March 10. On that day only, I stopped using the government vehicles. But being in the Constitutional post of the Lok Sabha Speaker, police vehicles and guards were accompanying my private vehicle," her letter said.

"As was a peaceful and safe city, I do not need vehicles and guards given under protocol. I want to inform you that I am giving up these facilities," she said in the letter.

has been Lok Sabha since 1989.

Indore will go to polls on May 19.

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First Published: Sat, March 16 2019. 20:25 IST