Jaipur: All MPs and MLAs from Rajasthan will now have their personal security guards, the state government has decided during its half yearly security review meeting.
After Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot`s nod, the state Home Ministry issued the orders on Thursday according to which all 200 MLAs and 35 MPs will be provided security cover in Rajasthan, an official said today.
"After the half yearly general review of security arrangements for protectees, the government took decisions accordingly. Upgradation of security to MLAs and MPs is one part of the orders," the senior police official said.
Earlier in the state, security guards to MLAs or MPs were provided on demand, but now a "needful" number of security personnel will be given to each of them, he added.