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Fijian students studying in India are safe

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has been able to verify that Fijian students in Bangalore are safe, following sporadic attacks on foreign students allegedly as the result of an accident involving an African student. The Head of the Acharya Institute of Graduate Studies has reassured all international students to focus on their studies and not to […]

Staff Writers

February 3, 2016 10:28 am

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has been able to verify that Fijian students in Bangalore are safe, following sporadic attacks on foreign students allegedly as the result of an accident involving an African student.

The Head of the Acharya Institute of Graduate Studies has reassured all international students to focus on their studies and not to panic.

The situation is calm at their university and Fijian students are safe

A statement released yesterday said the Fiji High Commission in New Delhi is liaising with numerous agencies to monitor the situation:

  1. The Commissioner of Police, Bangalore City Police (BCP)
  2. DCP North BCP
  3. Soladevanahalli Police Station, BCP
  4. Indian Council for Cultural Relations, New Delhi
  5. Regional Office – Bangalore Indian Council for Cultural Relations

Nine Fijian students are currently studying at the Acharya Institute of Graduate Studies.

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