KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 22 – No Malaysians are involved in a protest procession by the Jat community in Haryana, Northern India on Saturday. In a statement on yesterday, Wisma Putra said the Malaysian High Commission in New Delhi would continue to monitor the situation from time to time.
Wisma Putra said the Foreign Ministry is also advising Malaysians to be cautious and follow the advice of local authorities. The protest over civil service and education institution quotas resulted with five dead and 78 injured. Following that the state government issued a curfew order for five towns, Sonipat, Gohana, Rohtak, Bhiwani and Jhajjar. According to Wisma Putra, the protest had spread to New Delhi and Gurgaon, 30 kilometres from New Delhi.
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