Health Minister B. Sriramulu said that he had sought Z-plus security, apprehending threat from naxalites.
Mr. Sriramulu, who was in Kuditini village in Bellary taluk on Wednesday, told presspersons that he had forwarded the request to the Chief Minister stating that Bellary (Rural), which he represents and Raichur district, where he is the in-charge Minister, was surrounded by some naxal-affected areas. As he would be frequenting these places, he had sought the security. Mr. Sriramulu enjoys Z category security at present. — Staff Correspondent