Hours after government announced ban on the use of red beacons+ by VIPs, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday tweeted that "every Indian is special. Every Indian is a VIP".
"From May 1, no red beacon will be allowed atop any official vehicle. There will be no exceptions," Finance Minister Arun Jaitley told reporters here after a cabinet meeting.
"It is more precisely the Prime Minister's decision. He only informed the cabinet about it," Jaitley told reporters after the cabinet meet. Vehicles involved in emergency and relief and rescue services, ambulances, and fire services, will, however, be allowed to put blue beacons, the minister said.T
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