The Himachal Pradesh Government will be providing police protection to actress Kangana Ranaut on the request of her father and sister.
The news comes after the Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, said that the state government is considering providing security to the Bollywood actress for her Mumbai visit on September 9. This news came on Sunday 6th September.
In a statement, Thakur mentioned that Kangana’s sister had called him to request and her father also put forth a formal letter to the Himachal police, requesting security to her.
“Kangana Ranaut’s father has given in writing asking for police protection. I also spoke to her sister yesterday. The Director-General of Police has been directed in this regard and she will be provided security here. We are discussing what can be done to provide security to her outside the state as she is leaving for Mumbai on September 9,” Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur stated to a news portal.
Anil Vij, the minister of Harayana slammed Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut for alleged intimidation about coming to Mumbai after Kangana expressed her fears about the Mumbai police and even went on to compare the city to the state at large POK. Her statements didn’t go down to well with politicians, but also created rage among residents of the state.