PM Narendra Modi's Brother Prahlad Modi Sits on Dharna Near Jaipur Demanding Separate Vehicle
PM Narendra Modi and brother Prahlad Modi. (Photo Credits: ANI/PTI)

New Delhi, May 15: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's brother Prahlad Modi sat on a dharna at a police station demanding a separate vehicle for the security officials and policemen who were accompanying him in his journey, as he did not want the PSOs to sit in his vehicle. The Prime Minister's brother was on his way to Jaipur. PM Narendra Modi Reveals Why His Family Doesn’t Stay With Him at 7 Race Course, Despite Being Close to Mother.

The police said that Prahlad Modi sat on a dharna in front of Bagru police station on the Jaipur-Ajmer National Highway.

Jaipur Police Commissioner, Anand Srivastava, said that two personal security officers (PSOs) to accompany him were waiting for him at Bagru police station. As per the rules, the PSOs have to be with the protectee in the vehicle.

"We showed him the order about providing him two PSOs. The PSOs accompany the protectee in his vehicle but Prahlad Modi was not ready to take them along in his vehicle. He was demanding a separate police vehicle for escorts," said the officer, talking to news agency PTI. 

The dharna lasted for an hour. The commissioner informed that Prahlad Modi had to be convinced on the importance of protocol and why he would have to accomodate the two security personnel in his vehicle. He then left with the two personal security officers.