VIP facilities bill withdrawn

Ministry of Home Affairs on Thursday withdrew the Facilities and Security of Very Important Persons and Former VIPs Bill from the Parliament Secretariat.

According to a Parliament Secretariat source, the ministry wrote a letter to the Parliament Secretariat on Thursday, stating it was withdrawing the bill, as it needed to make some amendments to the bill.

Speaker Subas Chandra Nembang had urged Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Bam Dev Gautam to withdraw the bill on Wednesday. Home Ministry had registered the bill at the Parliament Secretariat on May 8.

Source: THT