Chandigarh, April 30
In order to examine unfold of rumours, the Punjab govt has purchased shutdown of cell net services and SMS providers in Patiala district on Saturday.
The final decision has been taken adhering to a clash amongst two groups on Friday in which four men and women have been wounded.
As for each an buy issued by Principal Secretary, Home, Anurag Verma, cellular net services (2G/3G/4G/CDMA), all SMS expert services and all dongle solutions, and so forth, presented on cell networks other than voice phone calls in the territorial jurisdiction of Patiala district will be suspended from 9.30 am to 6 pm on Saturday.
The buy mentioned the Deputy Commissioner and SSP have hinted towards a circumstance the place facts companies could be grossly misused by specific unscrupulous things.
The order has questioned all telecom products and services companies in the condition to ensure compliance of the buy.
“There is a probability of tension, annoyance, obstruction or damage to people, danger to human lifestyle and house, disturbance of public peace and tranquillity within just the limitations of Patiala district due to the latest law and buy functions.”
The federal government stated the final decision experienced been taken in community curiosity with a see to stopping the spread of misinformation and rumours, by means of numerous social media platforms.
In the meantime, a variety of Hindu outfits have termed for a bandh in Patiala. The vast majority of the retailers are shut in the metropolis on Saturday.