Official sources have stated that all the recently elected 77 MLAs from BJP in West Bengal will be having a central security cover to protect them in view of the exisitng threats.
The Union Home Affairs Ministry gave approval to the cover following a report by a team of central security forces and high level officials who investigated the situation in the state after the post-poll violence.
The security cover for the BJP MLAs would comprise of armed commandos from the CRPF and CISF.
61 of the total MLAs will be given the 'X' level of security cover, comprising of the CISF commandos. The rest either already have a cover, if not, they will be given a 'Y' category cover.
Leader of Opposition Suvendu Adhikari, has already been provided with a 'Z' category security cover of the CRPF commandos.