Gujarat was put on high alert on Tuesday after India successfully carried out a `non military pre-emptive` strike targeting training camps of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) in Balakot area in Pakistan. High alert across the border districts of Kutch, Banaskantha & Patan. Gujarat shares a long international land and coastal border with Pakistan. Coastal districts have also been put on high alert. IAF on high alert at border.
District Superintendents of Police and Range Inspector Generals of Police were asked to remain stationed at their respective headquarters.
"Three border districts -- Patan, Banaskantha and Kutch in particular -- have been put on high alert, with the Indian Air Force on high alert at its air defence systems across the western border with Pakistan.
"Coastal districts have also been put on high alert," Jha stated.
Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said at a public function at Kalawad town in Saurashtra region: "Gujarat is a border state and we are on high alert. We have put all the police personnel on duty and their holidays have been cancelled."
Gujarat shares a long international land and coastal border with Pakistan.