PM visit arrangements made as per protocol: UT adviser Vijay Dev

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times
  • Updated: Sep 15, 2015 11:46 IST
Adviser to UT administrator Vijay Dev (Gurpreet Singh/HT)

Under fire, UT adviser Vijay Dev talked to the media to clear air on the Prime Minister visit fiasco, but failed to fix responsibility.


Were the arrangements for the PM visit as per the guidelines?

The arrangements for the PM visit were as per the laid-down procedure and protocol. There are clear guidelines what and how to be followed and security measures to be taken.

Why did the UT administration declare holiday in schools?

The security of the PM and people was the topmost priority of the administration. All the decisions taken were as per the protocol and aimed at the safety and security of the VVIP and the city residents.

Why was the cremation ground closed?

There were no orders to close down the cremation ground in Sector 25. The confusion over the cremation ground closure emanated due to the misreporting by a section of the media.

What is the ministry of home affairs’ take on the PM visit fiasco?

We are in touch with the ministry of home affairs on the issue and we will keep the media updated.

Who will be held responsible for the entire mess? Will the heads roll?

We took all the decisions keeping in view the welfare of the city residents.

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