Government of India
Ministry of Defence
Department of Defence
Unstarred Question No. 1461
To be answered on 02nd December 2019
Security Concerns Relating to Public Access to Cantonment Roads
Will the Minister of DEFENCE be pleased to state:
(a)Whether Government is aware of the security concerns raised by defence personnel and their families over unrestricted public access to cantonment roads;
(b)If so, the details of action taken by Government; and
(c)Whether Government will give assurance that the security concerns raised by defence personnel and their families living in the cantonment will be addressed?
Minister of State in the Ministry of Defence
(Shri Shripad Naik)
(a)to (c) As per statutory provisions under section 258 of Cantonment Act, 2006, SOP guidelines dated 04.09.2018 were issued regarding ‘Road Closure in Cantonment’ after due consideration and consultation with various stake holders including Army.