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Capital turns into a fortress, cops on alert

Multi-layer security has been put in place at Mahatma Mandir, which will host the India-Japan Annual Dialogue, on Thursday

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State capital Gandhinagar, which will play host to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, has been turned into a fortress ahead of the high-profile visit. State home minister Pradipsinh Jadeja said that more than 1,800 police personnel, including one IGP, six SPs, two ACPs, 35 DySPs, 70 PIs, and 150 PSIs, have been deployed in Gandhinagar for security purpose.

Six companies of State Reserve Police, two teams of National Security Guards, four Quick Response Teams, and two teams of Chetak Commandos, besides five teams of Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad have also been pressed into service.

"The local police, Special Protection Group and Japanese security agency are equipped as per the security protocol," he said, after holding a meeting with top officials to review the security arrangements.

Multi-layer security has been put in place at Mahatma Mandir, which will host the India-Japan Annual Dialogue, on Thursday.

Around 12,000 cops and 500 CCTV cameras besides surveillance vehicles would keep a watch on every movement on the routes from where the high-profile convoy of PM of India and Japan would pass on Wednesday.

BRTS ROUTES CANCELLED

  • Zundal circle to commerce six roads
     
  • RTO to Maninagar
     
  • RTO to HAtkeshwar
     
  • RTO circular route
     
  • RTO anticircular route
     
  • Airport shuttle
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