Internet anathema extended in J&K, CM Omar Abdullah takes taunt during ‘Digital India’

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Srinagar: The anathema on internet services in Jammu and Kashmir was on Sunday extended as a precautionary measure in perspective of apprehensions of injustice of a services by miscreants to emanate community tension.

“The anathema on internet services has been extended as a precautionary measure. The broadband services will now resume at 8 pm currently while a mobile internet services during 10 am tomorrow,” Inspector General of Police (Kashmir) S J M Gillani told PTI.

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Similar instructions were released to mobile operators in Jammu region.

This is a second prolongation of a anathema that was first imposed on a morning of Eid-ul-Azha on Friday.

The state supervision had systematic stop of data services from 5 am on Friday compartment 10 pm on Saturday, that was extended compartment 2 pm today.

The gauge by military to all use providers, on the eve of Eid, came amidst a debate over beef ban. In a order, Gillani had destined a use providers to snap all information services.

Reacting to this development, former arch apportion Omar Abdullah said, “the irony of listening to Prime Minister (Narendra) Modi lecturing about connected digital India while we are totally disconnected.”

“The PDP-BJP regime is pulling people of a state to the wall,” he said.