Senior IAS officer Govind Sharma was on Wednesday posted as Chief Election Officer (CEO) in Rajasthan, an official spokesman said.
Government on Friday said security provided to VIPs could be scale down depending upon the threat perception but made it clear that no unnecessary protection is given to anyone.
Inspector General of Police (Law & Order) Badri Prasad Singh admitted that 1,476 VIPs (very important persons) were being given security based on "pre-emptive threat perception".
Day in Pics: 29th August
August 29, 2014
Famous Ganesh Pandals in Mumbai