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Bangalore Prohibitory Orders Alert

24 July 2019


Following the fall of the Karnataka state government on 23 July, the police have

enforced prohibitory orders in Bengaluru for 48 hours to prevent civil unrest. The police

order prohibits the congregation of groups of five or more people and the holding of public

meetings or processions. Pubs, bars and restaurants that serve alcohol will remain closed

until 6pm on Thursday 25 July. Essential services such as public transport, schools, cabs

and hospitals will not be affected.

Possible Effects:

  • Increase in police presence

  • Enforcement of prohibiting congregation of small and large groups of people

Mitigating Factors to Apply:

  • You should remain vigilant

  • Follow any restrictions that may be in place

  • Monitor local and social media for updates

  • Enroll in the Safe Traveler program (STEP) to receive warnings from the U.S. Embassy

DISCLAIMER and Hold Harmless

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