Exercise Caution! Canada And India Issued Advisories For Travel To Each Other

Amid the tension prevailing between India and Canada over the death of ‘Khalistan’ head and a Canadian citizen Hardeep Singh Nijjar, Canada issued a fresh travel advisory for Indian travel.

In an update in its travel advisory, Canada has requested its citizens to exercise a ‘high degree of caution’ while traveling to India. Exercise a high degree of caution in India due to the threat of terrorist attacks throughout the country,” the official advisory says.

The advisory also asks its citizens to avoid traveling to Jammu and Kashmir. It reads, ‘Avoid all travel to the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir due to the unpredictable security situation. There is a threat of terrorism, militancy, civil unrest, and kidnapping. This advisory excludes traveling to or within the Union Territory of Ladakh,’ says Canada in its updated travel advisory for India.

Meanwhile, India also updated its travel advisory for Indians traveling to Canada. According to the Indian Ministry of External Affairs, there has been a ‘sharp increase in incidents of hate crimes. sectarian violence and anti-india activities in Canada and people traveling to the country should exercise caution.

Earlier Canada alleged India’s involvement in killing the Khalistani leader and India called the allegations absurd.