After a three-day shutdown, Internet connectivity in Jammu and Kashmir was restored fully on Monday morning. Initially, the government had plans to shut Internet and broadband services for two days, but it was extended for one more day on the advice of security experts.
A senior BSNL official told The Indian Express that they received instructions from the officials to restore broadband on Sunday and mobile Internet on Monday.
The disruption of Internet, broadband and GPRS services by the government was widely criticised by the people, though the government argued it was done to prevent communal tension in the state on Eid in the wake of the High Court order that had asked government to strictly enforce the ban on slaughter of bovines and the sale of beef.
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