PM’s security breach: Centre forms probe panel, Channi claims govt planning to impose President’s Rule | India News

NEW DELHI/CHANDIGARH: The Centre on Thursday set up a three-member panel to investigate the security breach that stalled Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Punjab trip, an announcement made hours after a minister indicated that some “big and tough decisions” were being taken by the Union home ministry.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi briefed President Ram Nath Kovind on the security breach even as chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi claimed that the “theatrics” related to Wednesday’s incident were aimed at imposing President’s Rule on Punjab.
The matter also came up before the Supreme Court.
Earlier in the day, the Punjab government announced its own two-member panel to investigate “lapses”. It has been asked to submit its report in three days.
From defence minister Rajnath Singh to Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot, political leaders sparred over the issue.
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