India Suspends Visa Services For Canadians Amid Rising Diplomatic Tensions
Amid heightened tensions between the two countries, Indian Visa services in Canada were suspended till further notice on Thursday, 21 September, the BLS India Visa Application Centre said quoting 'Indian mission notice'.
"Due to operational reasons, with effect from 21 September 2023, Indian visa services have been suspended till further notice. Please keep checking BLS website for further updates," the India Visa Application Center in Canada said.
The suspension comes after tensions between the two countries heightened after Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday alleged the involvement of Indian government officials in the killing of Hardeep Singh Nijjar, alleged to be involved in separatist activities.