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SPG amendment bill passed in Lok Sabha

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Press Trust of India New Delhi
Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed a bill to amend the SPG Act.
According to the amendment, the SPG will now protect the prime minister and members of his immediate family residing with him at his official residence.
It will also provide security to former prime ministers and their immediate family members staying with them at the residence allotted for a period of five years from the date on which they cease to hold the office.

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First Published: Nov 27 2019 | 5:20 PM IST

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