Location: Northeastern States, India
Event: U.S. citizens in the northeastern states of India should exercise caution in light of media reports of protests and violence in response to the approval of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill. Government curfews are in place in some areas. Internet and mobile communications may be disrupted. Transport may be affected in various parts of the region. Protests have also been reported in other parts of the country. The U.S. government has temporarily suspended official travel to Assam.
U.S. citizens traveling abroad should regularly monitor the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Consular Affairs website, where the current Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and Country Specific Information can be found. The U.S. Embassy also encourages U.S. citizens to review the “Traveler’s Checklist,” which includes valuable security information for those living and traveling abroad.
Actions to Take:
- Avoid areas with demonstrations and civil disturbances.
- Keep a low profile.
- Be aware of your surroundings.
- Monitor local media for updates.
- Review your personal security plans.
- Notify friends and family of your safety.
- Follow the instructions of local authorities.
Enroll in the Smart Travelers Enrollment Program (STEP).
- Website: https://in.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/emergency-contact/
- U.S. Embassy in New Delhi
Located at Shanti Path, Chanakyapuri 110021
- U.S. Consulate General in Mumbai (Bombay)
Located at C-49, G-Block, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra East, Mumbai 400051
- U.S. Consulate General in Chennai (Madras)
Located at 220 Anna Salai, Gemini Circle, 600006
- U.S. Consulate General in Kolkata (Calcutta)
Located at 5/1 Ho Chi Minh Sarani, 700071
- Consulate General in Hyderabad
Located at Paigah Palace, 1-8-323, Chiran Fort Lane, Begumpet, Secunderabad 500 003
+91 (40) 4033-8300
- U.S. Department of State – Consular Affairs
+1 888-407-4747 or +1 202-501-4444
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