The National Security Council (NSC) meeting, chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan, also declared that Pakistan will "respond at a time and place of its choosing" to what it termed as India's "uncalled for aggression".
The water level reached 205.30 metres at 7 pm on Saturday, prompting authorities to rescue people from the low-lying areas, even as Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal held an emergency meeting with top officials of his government.
L.K. Advani, then president of the Bharatiya Jana Sangh, was arrested and imprisoned during the Emergency for nineteen months. For a brief period, his fellow prisoner in Bangalore was Atal Behari Vajpayee.