On 2 September 2022, the Bahutva Karnataka civil organization is staging a protest in Bengalaru beginning at 10:30 AM. The protest is intended to denounce the Gujarat government’s decision to release convicts of a 2002 sexual crime and murder case. Several dozen to a few hundred are expected to participate.
Demonstrations, which may grow in size and volatility
Increased law enforcement presence and possible clashes with demonstrators
Localized transportation and business disruptions
Mitigating Measures to Apply:
Prepare for disruptions caused by protests, such as increased traffic and security, blocked roads, and potential travel into demonstration sites.
Check the local situation (local and social media, embassy, POC at the destination, etc.) prior to travel.
Avoid all protests and demonstrations, which have the possibility of turning violent and may serve as a catalyst of COVID-19 spread.
Confirm transportation arrangements before arrival/departure.
Allow extra time to travel to/from the destination, airport, and accommodations.
Avoid travel near government buildings and central squares, instead utilizing bypasses whenever possible
Enroll in a Safe Traveler program to receive warnings from your preferred embassy.
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