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Al-Qaeda Threat to Sonia Atal MM by Patil’s Terrorists-Children

Tags: News Al-Qaeda News Analysis Threat to Sonia Atal Manmohan Home Minister Shivraj Patil SPG Terror Uttar PrAdesh Assembly Election Goa Rajasthan Congress UPA United Jehad Council Lashkar Pak Bangladesh;

 

To see briefs of today of SPG in this direction Home Minister Shivraj Patil himself direct interectthe whole affair. Home Minister had referred to terrorists as brothers. Al-Qaeda threats to Goa also

 

To day’s news about Al Qaeda’s threat to the life of Sonia Gandhi is the development of continious security agencies’ eyes on the terrorist activities in this direction. Before seven days it was disclosed by the intelligence agencies SPG that there is a threat on the lifes of Sonia Gandhi, Atal Behari Vajpayee and Manmohan Singh.

 

Home Minister had referred to terrorists as brothers

“We consider those who have taken up arms due to economic reasons as brothers. We are trying to bring them into the mainstream,” Shivraj Patil said during a discussion in Rajya Sabha on internal security. The Minister’s intervention came when Prabhunath Singh (JD-U) said Patil had referred to terrorists as brothers.” See details: http://www.organiser.org/dynamic/modules.php?name=Content&pa=showpage&pid=71&page=10

 

Sonia, Atal and Manmohan are already under the highest security

But problem will be arised when especially Sonia and Atal will be campaigned in coming Uttar Pradesh assembly election village to village. Sonia Gandhi is habitual of road show in the villages. At that time there would be security problem. For that Sonia Gandhi has been informed.

 

“The Special Protection Group, Delhi police and other agencies have been told about the threat, not just during Sonia’s election campaigns in Uttar Pradesh but also in the city (Delhi),” an unnamed source told.

 

Don’t give rise to inaccurate or speculative news reporting

The home ministry confirmed in a statement that an advisory had been issued to strengthen security arrangements for “protectees”, but said “such advisories are issued regularly and need not give rise to inaccurate or speculative news reporting”.

“The Ministry of Home Affairs carries out periodic threat assessment for all its protectees,” the statement said.

 

“A similar exercise was taken in view of the forthcoming festivals, Republic Day functions and assembly elections in four major states.”

India celebrates its Republic Day national holiday on January 26.

“On the basis of the threat assessment received an advisory was issued to all concerned to be vigilant and strenthen security arrangements,” the statement said.

 

Times of India today reported that Congress chief and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi’s security was put on high alert after home ministry warned the Special Protection Group as well as different state governments about the threat of an attack on her by an Al Qaida-backed terrorist outfit.

 

Congress chief and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi’s security was put on high alert after home ministry warned the Special Protection Group as well as different state governments about the threat of an attack on her by an Al Qaida-backed terrorist outfit.

Vandana Kini, head of VIP security in home ministry, wrote to SPG chief B V Wanchoo and chief secretaries of Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan on Wednesday saying that a terror cell led by Sajjad, a Pakistani national who leads the anti-India operations of the United Jehad Council, is aiming to target the Congress leader. The letter states that United Jehad Council was formed by Al Qaida with support from ISI.

Said to be a highly-motivated terrorist who has two passports – one Pakistani and another issued by
Bangladesh in the name of Ashique – Sajjad has been collaborating with Mohd Salim, head of a Lashkar cell holed up in Meerut. Another member of the group has been identified as Latif Zaman, a Kashmiri youth.

Sonia’s security was earlier reviewed in the wake of the
Malegaon blasts. Intelligence sources, however, said maximum possible security was already in place for the Congress leader. Sonia’s security staff has been alerted on the latest threat, he added.

The home ministry directive, based on inputs from intelligence agencies, warns that the group would seek to penetrate Sonia’s security ring by using forged identity cards. It goes on to warn that while those entrusted with the security of the Congress chief would be required to be on their toes when she goes out to campaign for the UP polls, the terrorists could take a hit at her even in the Capital.

“The SPG, Delhi Police and other agencies have been told about the threat, not just during Sonia’s election campaigns in UP, but also in the city,” a source confirmed.

 

Al-Qaeda threat to Goa, sifted tourists towards Rajasthan

According to the Israeli Ministry statement, “in the coming weeks travelers to Goa are under serious threat of terror attacks by Al-Qaeda”. 

 

‘’Generally the foreign tourists especially Israelis coming to Varanasi, leave two weeks prior to Christmas for Rajasthan and from there they travel to Goa just before the twin festivities. This time, however, the tourists have either extended their Rajasthan stay till the New Year or have cancelled their ticket from Jaipur to Goa following the Al Qaeda attack threat”, said Anshu, the manager of Shanti Guest House.

 

“The Israelis along with Indians are the prime targets of Al Qaeda and allied terror outfits and hence we are not going to take chances by travelling to Goa for X-Mas and New Year. May be we can relish the seaside sunshine in Goa early next year”, all three of them staying in Shanti Guest House said.
“A X-Mas and New Year on the camel back in Jaiselmer sounds no less exciting than trance parties in
Goa”, they added.

 

By Premendra Agrawal

www.newsanalysisindia.com/

Posted in Current Affairs.


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