New Delhi (18/08/2019) : 2G mobile Internet services were once again snapped in five districts of Jammu region today to check rumour-mongering, a day after the services were restored
The officials said landline services were restored in some areas of the Valley like Raj Bagh and Jawahar Nagar, but remained suspended in most parts, including the commercial hub of Lal Chowk, Press Enclave, and other areas around it.
A police official said authorities concerned directed service providers to snap the services around forenoon. Low-speed mobile Internet services were restored in five districts of Jammu, Samba, Kathua, Udhampur and Reasi during the intervening night of Friday and Saturday after remaining suspended for nearly a fortnight as the state has been under a lockdown since the government’s decision to scrap its special status.
Ten News while in a conversation with delhiites received supportive reactions for the removal of special status in Kashmir.
Almost 90% of delhiites supported the step taken by Indian Government and they all shared what they felt regarding the decision taken by PM Modi.
Meanwhile, authorities imposed restrictions under section 144 CrPC in Srinagar district.
An official statement said, “The restrictions have been imposed with effect from 1200 hours on 5 August 2019 which shall remain in force till further orders. As per the order there shall be no movement of public and all educational institutions shall also remain closed. There will be a complete bar on holding any kind of public meetings or rallies during the period of operation of this order. Identity cards of essential services officials will be treated as movement passes wherever required.”
“However, there is no curfew in place as reported in a section of media,” the statement added.
Meanwhile, a bunch of activists from Kashmir Youth Movement held a peaceful protest at Jantar Mantar in favor of the Indian Government and focused on the voilent activities happening against Kashmiri Pandit.