Internet services have been restored in Kargil district of Ladakh after 145 days, on Friday, 27, December.
On August 5, hours before the Centre announced its decision to abolish Article 370 of the Constitution and to diverge the erstwhile state into two Union territories the authorities broke all communication lines, landline, telephone, and mobile phone services and internet across all platforms.
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Most of the politicians were taken into preventive custody while mainstream leaders including two former chief ministers- Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti have been either detained or placed under house arrest.
The landline telephones have been reinstated first, later the mobile services have been resumed later. However, prepaid mobile services and internet services are yet to be resumed in the entire valley.
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Meanwhile, there is a rising demand among media professionals who are demanding the restoration of BSNL Broadband connection to discharge their official duties.
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