- India says it’s restoring high-speed cell web in occupied Jammu and Kashmir
- BJP-led Indian authorities withdrew particular rights of Muslim-majority area final 12 months
- India broke up Kashmir in mid-2019 by sending extra troops primarily to Kashmir Valley
SRINAGAR: India mentioned Friday it was restoring high-speed cell web in occupied Jammu and Kashmir for the primary time since August 2019, when the federal government withdrew the particular rights of the Muslim-majority area.
IOJK was India’s solely Muslim-majority state earlier than Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist authorities cut up it into two, together with an enclave with many Buddhists, and took direct management of each.
“4G mobile internet services being restored in entire J&K,” native administration spokesman Rohit Kansal mentioned on Twitter.
India broke up Kashmir in mid-2019 by sending extra troops primarily to the Kashmir Valley, and detaining political leaders to crack down on dissent within the area.
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A type of detained and launched politicians, former J&Okay Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, tweeted his happiness on the New Delhi authorities’s transfer on the web.
“4G Mubarak!” he mentioned, utilizing an Urdu phrase for congratulations. “For the first time since Aug 2019, all of J&K will have 4G mobile data. Better late than never”.
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