Chief of Opposition in Kerala Meeting VD Satheesan on Sunday sought the intervention of the central authorities to make sure the security of Indians stranded in Kazakhstan, which has been rocked by violent protests over rising gas costs, and to take obligatory steps to deliver them again.
Mr Satheesan, in a letter to Minister of Exterior Affairs S Jaishankar, acknowledged that there are quite a few Keralites, together with college students who’re caught in that nation.
Because the outbreak of protests, web providers within the Central Asian nation have been suspended and the Keralites dwelling there are unable to get in contact with their households again dwelling in India, he mentioned.
“… We urge the Exterior Affairs ministry to arrange a assist desk to help the Indians there,” Mr Satheesan mentioned in a launch sharing particulars of the letter.
The unrest started in Kazakhstan’s far west as protests over a pointy rise in costs of LPG that’s extensively used as car gas started on January 2 and unfold all through the nation, apparently reflecting discontent extending past the gas costs.
Authorities there say safety forces killed 26 demonstrators throughout this week’s unrest and that 18 legislation enforcement officers died.
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