Modi Government’s Another Surgical Strike: Red Beacons Banned On VVIP Vehicles

Modi Government’s Another Surgical Strike: Red Beacons Banned On VVIP Vehicles

On 19th April, the Union Cabinet decided to ban the ‘red beacons’ atop VIP vehicles of government officials and ministers; including Prime Minister, Narendra Modi.

The government has given the deadline to get rid of all the ‘read beacon’ from private vehicles. The order will come into effect on May 1.

Red beacons on private vehicles are now banned in India.

Red beacons on private vehicles are now banned in India.
 However, the beacons and blue flasher will be allowed on fire, army, police and ambulance vehicles to make their way through traffic.

However, the beacons and blue flasher will be allowed on fire, army, police and ambulance vehicles to make their way through traffic.

 Nitin Gadkari is the first minister who got rid of the red beacons and has said
 “In a historic decision, the Cabinet has decided that beacon lights will be removed from all vehicles, barring emergency services vehicles, from May 1,” road transport and highways minister, Gadkari.

The meeting for ban was chaired by Prime Minster, Narendra Modi.

The meeting for ban was chaired by Prime Minster, Narendra Modi.
 The announcement to ban red beacon comes after Uttar Pradesh CM’s denial of its use.
The announcement to ban red beacon comes after Uttar Pradesh CM's denial of its use.
 Almost a month ago, Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh and Punjab – Yogi Adityanath and Amarinder Singh had decided not to use red beacons on their official vehicles.

In 2013, the Supreme Court probably for the first time had filed the ban on beacons by government officials

In 2013, the Supreme Court probably for the first time had filed the ban on beacons by government officials.

The court had said that time, “it is ridiculous and synonymous with power, and they should be removed immediately.”

In 2014, the top court had again described the use of red beacons as “status symbol.”

In 2014, the top court had again described the use of red beacons as

Court had said that apart from ministers, it is police, army, ambulance and fire services that are in need of red lights.

In 2015, the Supreme Court again asked for the reversal of the rule and reduced the list of VIP’s using red beacons.

In 2015, the Supreme Court again asked for the reversal of the rule and reduced the list of VIP's using red beacons.

It has been one of the most debated topics, not only in the court but everywhere. Indian citizens have welcomed this verdict of the Modi government.

Source by:-wittyfeed

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