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Administration prohibit mobile internet services in Jhajjar

As the Jat community began their protest against reservation on Sunday; the district administration in Jhajjar has prohibited all mobile Internet services, including 2G, 3G, 4G, voice calls and GPRS, SMS services and bulk messages provided on mobile networks. The ban which comes soon after the protests hit out, will be effective from 8 am to 6 pm till further orders.

As per Indian Express reports,  Jhajjar district magistrate Ramesh Chander Bidhan has strictly directed for the telecom service provider’s cooperation, concerning this order.

“Any person found guilty or in violation of these orders would be punished under section 188 of the Indian Penal Code,” he added.

In order to maintain order and peace, the jurisdiction has also banned alcohol across the area of five km around Rasalwala chowk on Jhajjar-Bahadurgarh Road in Jhajjar district.
“These decisions have been taken to prevent disturbance of public peace and tranquillity,” said the spokesperson.

In February 2016,  an incident shook Jhajjar district leading leaving over a dozen dead. Later, the Prakash Singh Committee, which had probed the role of officers during the violence, had found that there was “no coordination” between police and administration in Jhajjar during the violence.

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