Mumbai on alert as Indo-Pak tension escalates

Security was beefed up at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, one of the busiest airport in the country. PTI file photo

The commercial capital of the country, Mumbai, has been put on a high alert in the wake of escalating tension between India and Pakistan.

The Western Naval Command, the sword arm of the Indian Navy, the Western Region of Indian Coast Guard, the Mumbai police and the Maharashtra police is maintaining a hawk-eyed vigil in the coastal areas of Mumbai Metropolitan Region. 

Security at Mumbai's suburban stations on the Mainline, Harbour line and Trans-Harbour line of the Central Railway and Western Railway has been enhanced significantly.

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis, who also holds the Home portfolio, held a meeting with the director general of police Datta Padsalgikar and Mumbai police commissioner Subodh Jaiswal at the Vidhan Bhavan complex and reviewed the security arrangements.

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Security was beefed up at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, one of the busiest airport in the country.
Security at strategic installations like Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, oil installations, Mumbai port, Nhava Sheva port too has been increased.

 
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