New Delhi: The Government of India has issued an advisory for Indian citizens and students living in Canada. In a tweet made by Indian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi, it has been said, ‘There has been a sharp increase in incidents of hate crime, sectoral violence and anti-India activities in Canada. The Ministry of External Affairs and our High Commission Consulate in Canada have taken up these incidents with the Canadian authorities and requested them to investigate the above offenses and take appropriate action. The perpetrators of these crimes have not yet been brought to justice in Canada.
— Arindam Bagchi (@MEAIndia) September 23, 2022
The Government of India advisory further states, “In view of the increasing incidence of offenses mentioned above, Indian citizens and students of India in Canada, Indians visiting Canada for travel/education are advised to take due precautions.” And be vigilant. Indian citizens and students residing in Canada can register with the High Commission of India in Ottawa or the Consulate General of India in Toronto and Vancouver through their respective websites or through the MADAD portal madad.gov.in. The registration will enable the High Commission of India and the Consulate General of India to better connect with its citizens in Canada in case of any need or emergency.
Tags: Canada, Ministry of External Affairs, NRI
FIRST PUBLISHED : September 23, 2022, 14:41 IST