The ongoing internet restrictions have been eased and over 50,000 landline phone connections have been restored in parts of the Kashmir News Valley, nearly two weeks after severe restrictions were imposed in Jammu and Kashmir News ahead of the government’s big move to end special status to the state.
A report by ndtv.com quoting the Jammu and Kashmir News police said the prohibitory orders, banning large gatherings, have been relaxed in parts of the valley for the time being.
Heavy security, however, continues to be in place. In the Jammu region, mobile internet connections were restored in five districts.
Jammu and Kashmir have been under an unprecedented security cover and prohibitory orders banning large gatherings since August ৪, a day before the government announced that it was ending special status for the state and that it would bifurcate it into two union territories.
Bhasin became equally vital that the order would handiest remain in the vicinity for a preliminary seven days. “The court had ordered them to study the internet ban and in preference to reviewing the ban they have decided to review whether the restricted connectivity will live or go,” she said. “It certainly is not consistent with the verdict.”
The order through the home ministry additionally laid out its justification for the internet shutdown. The suspension, stated the order, became to stop “the sustained efforts being made through the terrorists to infiltrate from across the border, reactivate their cadres and scale-up anti-country wide activities in Kashmir”, and to save you the stream of faux news within the region.