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Indian mission in touch with nationals on situation in Bahrain

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 20:23

New Delhi: Indian mission is in touch
with its nationals about the developing situation in Bahrain,
which is witnessing protests over the last several weeks but
government has issued no advisory against travelling to that
country yet.
"Ambassador Mohan Kumar in Bahrain in touch with
Indian association about developing situation. No travel
advisory yet," Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao said.

"...Have discussed contingency planning and reviewed
the situation in some depth and detail with our Ambassador in
Bahrain," she also tweeted.

The protesters in Bahrain allege discrimination
and lack of rights and are seeking political reforms including
restricting the country`s monarchy to a constitutional role
The ministry has already asked it nationals to keep a
low profile, stay indoors and to avoid all non-essential
travel within the country.


First Published: Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 20:23
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