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Last modified: Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Indian ambassador unexpectedly cancels her visit to IU owing to unforeseen circumstances

Feb. 1, 2012

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Indiana University today, Feb. 1, announced that Thursday evening's scheduled lecture by Nirupama Rao, India's ambassador to the United States, has been canceled, owing to unforeseen circumstances.

Nirupama Rao

Indian Ambassador to the U.S. Nirupama Rao

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Rao expressed regrets for having to cancel her appearance unexpectedly and said she expects to reschedule her visit to IU Bloomington in the future.

In addition to giving a public lecture, Rao was to be hosted by IU President Michael A. McRobbie at a private dinner. Rao's visit was sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for International Affairs and the Madhusudan and Kiran C. Dhar India Studies Program.