Presidential Polls: Ram Nath Kovind gets Z+ cover, files nomination

Presidential Polls: Ram Nath Kovind gets Z+ cover, files nomination

June 23, 2017

New Delhi: NDA Presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind filed his nomination papers this morning for the upcoming election, a day after the former Bihar Governor was given ‘Z+’ and NSG security cover by the Centre.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah, Union Ministers Venkaiah Naidu, Sushma Swaraj and Chief Ministers of 20 States were present.  

Yesterday, Kovind was given Z+ security cover. The commandos of the National Security Guard (NSG) and security agencies have also done security audit of Kovind’s temporary residence — 10, Akbar Road.

A squad of 10-12 armed NSG commandos will be with Kovind, along with escort and pilot vehicles. The elite force will guard him till he takes over the Office of the First Citizen of India, who is also the supreme commander of the Armed Forces.


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