25 VIPs Who've Just Had Their Security Withdrawn

03/09/2015 5:02 PM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST
Crack commandos called black cat security guards with automatic weapons walk beside the car carrying Sonia Gandhi (wearing sunglasses) in New Delhi, India, May 24, 1991. Sonia Gandhi rode in the car behind her husband?s body contrary to Hindu tradition, in which widows do not take part in the funeral procession. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

The Indian Express has a list of VIPs who no longer have Centre-provided security guards. While some of them include family members of key ex-ministers such as Sushil Kumar Shinde, here are some of the other prominent ones.

Former Lok Sabha Speaker, Meira Kumar

2G-Scam Star and Former Telecom Minister A Raja

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao (he has state-level security though)

Kerala Governor and former Chief Justice of India P Sathasivam (has state security)

Former Meghalaya, and now Uttarakhand Governor, K K Paul

Former J&K Governor Lt Gen (retd) S K Sinha

NHRC chairperson K G Balakrishnan

Industrialist Naveen Jindal,

Abdul Rashid Shaheen, National Conference Minister

Subodh Kant Sahai, Former Food Processing Minister

Suman Mahato, Prominent Jharkhand Mukti Morcha member

R K Dhawan. Top Lawyer

T K A Nair, Principal Secretary to former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh

Former Delhi Lt Governor Tejendra Khanna.

V Narayanasamy, former atomic energy minister (in charge)

Jitin Prasada, Former Human Resources Minister (In charge)

Former Solicitor General Gopal Subramaniam,

Justice J R Midha,

Justice B S Chauhan,

Justice D K Jain,

NHRC member Satyabrata Pal,

Rajya Sabha MP Rishang Keishing,

Former Manipur Governor V K Duggal’s son Sunil,

Former Home Secretary Anil Goswami

Former Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth.

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