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No leave for police as personnel necessary during Unlock-1: Gujarat govt

Following the Central government's guidelines, the Gujarat government had announced relaxations in lockdown starting from June 1.

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As many as 29,001 people have tested positive for coronavirus in Gujarat so far.

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The Gujarat Home Department has asked the state Director General of Police (DGP) and other senior officers not to grant any leave to the police personnel, saying that their presence was necessary for the effective implementation of Unlock-1.

A notification issued on Thursday by the home department said that the presence of all the available police force was necessary for the implementation of the Centre's guidelines for the phased re-opening of coronavirus-induced lockdown or Unlock-1 that came into effect from June 1.

"For the effective implementation of Unlock-1, it is necessary that police personnel remain active in the field. Therefore,

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First Published: Jun 25 2020 | 3:31 PM IST

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