After the recent controversy (comment made about Islam by Nupur Sharma), three countries in the Gulf region had summoned the Indian ambassadors to their nations to register their protest, and demanded a public apology from India.
Thus, it is important to assess the importance of Gulf region for India.
Maping the Geographical area
How ‘dependent’ is India on the gulf countries?
India’s role in Gulf countries:
Verifying, please be patient.