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25 Oct 2018 | 11:51 AM UTC

India: Opposition to hold nationwide protests October 26

India News Alert

Opposition party calls for nationwide protests October 26 over Central Bureau of Investigation dispute

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/25/2018, 12:00 AM until 10/26/2018, 11:59 PM (Asia/Calcutta). COUNTRY/REGION India

Event

The Indian National Congress opposition party has called for nationwide protests to take place on Friday, October 26, over the recent dismissal of the Central Bureau of Investigation’s (CBI) director, ordered by the government. In the capital New Delhi, protesters will gather outside the CBI headquarters. Similar gatherings will be held outside local offices throughout the country. A heightened security presence is to be anticipated around such gatherings, along with potential traffic disruptions.

Advice

Individuals in India should avoid all protests as a precaution.

 

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