J&K govt bans social media for one month

SRINAGAR:  Tha Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday suspended 22 social media sites, including Facebook and whatsapp, for a month as protests refused to die down in the state.

The order came amid an existing ban on 3G and 4G mobile services. The Services were suspended on April 17. Broadband was also reduced to 2G speed.

“Any message or class of messages to or from any persons or class of persons relating to any subject or any pictorial content through the following social networking sites shall not be transmitted in the Kashmir valley, with immediate effect, for a period of one month or till further orders, whichever is earlier, “the government said in the order.

 

 

 

 

 

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