Canada advisory for citizens in India amid row over Khalistani killing: The dispute continues between India and Canada over the killing of Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar. In view of the ongoing standoff between the two countries, the Canadian government on Tuesday issued an advisory for its citizens living in India. Diplomatic relations between India and Canada turned sour after Canadian PM Justin Trudeau made the allegations.
According to media reports, an advisory has been issued on the website of the Government of Canada. In which Canadian citizens living in India have been urged to exercise high level of caution. “Exercise a high level of caution in India due to the threat of terrorist attacks across the country,” the advisory said, adding that there are some safety and security concerns or that the situation may change rapidly. Remain on high alert at all times. Stay safe, monitor local media and follow instructions from all local officials.
Your safety is at risk.
If reports are to be believed, it has also been said in the advisory that your safety may be in danger. You should think about your need to travel to this country, region or area based on family or business needs, knowledge. If you’re already there, think about whether you really need to be there. If you don’t need to stay there, you should think about leaving India. The advisory also suggested citizens living in India “consider leaving the country if it is safe to do so”.
Advisory also issued regarding Jammu and Kashmir.
At the same time, it has also been asked in the advisory to avoid traveling to Jammu and Kashmir. It reads, “There is a threat of terrorism, extremism, civil unrest and kidnapping. However, travel to the Union Territory of Ladakh is not included in the Canadian Government advisory.
India rejected Justin Trudeau’s claim.
India has rejected Justin Trudeau’s claim of a “possible link” between Indian government agents and Nijjar’s murder. These allegations have been described as baseless.
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