WB governor accorded 'Z' class VIP security cover

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar has been accorded a 'Z' category VIP security cover by the Union government in the wake of "potential threats" to him, officials said on Thursday.

They said the Union home ministry has issued an order and directed the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) to take charge of Dhankar's security that will be valid in all parts of the country.

Under the 'Z" category, the West Bengal Governor will have about 8-10 armed security personnel with him when he travels.

The paramilitary force will take over the charge soon, they said.