DDC Polls: Mobile Internet suspended in south Kashmir

Mobile internet services barred in Kashmir
Mobile internet services barred | File Photo

SRINAGAR — Internet service was suspended in twin districts of south Kashmir in wake of District Development Council elections.

Sources said that people were deprived of availing Internet benefits in Pulwama and Shopian due to DDC elections in these twin districts.

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Though the first phase of DDC elections are being conducted in other parts of Kashmir Valley as well with no Internet suspension but in Pulwama and Shopian districts, this service was suspended on Saturday.

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Pertinently, DDC polls and Panchayat by-elections began in parts of Jammu and Kashmir today amid tight security arrangements.

Police sources said that Internet service in Pulwama and Shopian was suspended due to security reasons. Sources added that the service will be restored after the culmination of the polls.

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