Srinagar: One of the first steps that are usually employed by the government when protests break out in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, is to impose a ban on internet services and social media to safeguard the state from the violence that may follow from the spreading of rumours on such platforms.
And this step has been used at regular intervals since violent protests broke out in the valley following the Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani’s death last year. With the latest ban on social media being put in place on April 26 of this year. Read Full Story HERE
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