With 7 million individuals nonetheless disadvantaged to go surfing after the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led authorities pressured a ban on Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) final August, the disputed territory endures the longest internet shutdown ever imposed in a democracy.
The influence of the shutdown in occupied Kashmir has proved calamitous to the financial system, crushing innovation within the area and resulting in a mass exodus of younger individuals looking for new jobs.
In latest information, the Indian police have issued a discover suggesting that individuals must formally register their WhatsApp group on the nearest police station.
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The discover acknowledged, “It’s also pertinent to say that incriminating photos and audios are being circulated via social media, leading to embarrassment and defamation to the grieved individuals. Monitoring cell of the police station, Leh, is eyeing on such individuals who try/attempt to disturb the peaceable surroundings.”
“These embody importing hate posts, morphed photos, audios and movies on social media platforms like WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, and many others. Common public of the district is, hereby, requested to desist from the misuse of social media platforms by importing delicate content material which can pose a grave risk to peace and communal concord within the district.”
Therefore all content material is monitored and people who submit questionable content material shall be held accountable.
The article initially printed on Radio Pakistan.