People in 1000 villages in border evacuated

people-in-1000-villagesIn the largest ever exercise; the government has evacuated people of nearly 1000 villages bordering Pakistan in five states- Gujarat, Rajasthan, Punjab, Jammu and Kashmir. This step was taken as a precautionary measure to avert any loss of life of civilians in the eventuality of Pakistani strikes. Visuals of people being evacuated in Ferozpur district of Punjab have been carried prominently by national and international media. All the villagers will be taken to safer places and the respective state governments would ensure their safety, security as well as meeting their needs, according to Army. They will be allowed again only after tensions blow over, it added. The army has taken possession of all the villages and no one will be allowed into the area without the permission of the army.

Medaram Jathara

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