No Decision on Internet Ban Yet: Govt

0Shares

SRINAGAR:Nullifying the media reports of any internet gag in Kashmir valley for the next 72 hours, government on Wednesday said it is yet to decide what measures ought to be taken so that disruption in law and order is avoided.

Kashmir’s police chief Syed Javied Mujtaba Gilani said no ban on internet services has been imposed by the Police and that speculations which are galore about the internet gag in valley at present are “incorrect.”

“So far there has not been any such decision taken wherein internet could be banned. We are thoroughly deliberating the measures that are ought to be taken for the maintenance of law and order,” IG, Kashmir said.

He added that whatever measures required to be taken for the maintenance of peace, shall be taken with immediate effect.

The reports that dominated social media were that in view of the beef ban in vogue, police have decided to bar internet services in Kashmir valley for the next 72 hours in a bid to avoid tensions. 

Be Part of Quality Journalism

Quality journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce and despite all the hardships we still do it. Our reporters and editors are working overtime in Kashmir and beyond to cover what you care about, break big stories, and expose injustices that can change lives. Today more people are reading Kashmir Observer than ever, but only a handful are paying while advertising revenues are falling fast.

ACT NOW
MONTHLYRs 100
YEARLYRs 1000
LIFETIMERs 10000

CLICK FOR DETAILS


Observer News Service

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

KO SUPPLEMENTS