Punjab CM Refuses Security Lapse After PM Modi's Visit Cancelled
Punjab CM Charanjit Channi refused a "security lapse" on the arrival of PM Modi, as alleged by the Union MHA. On January 5, Channi said, "I was up late night overseeing the arrangements for the rally. 70,000 chairs were put up, but only 700 turned up." He also said that PM Modi's plan to visit Ferozepur via road was made last minute, he was supposed to go by helicopter.