The Home Ministry has ordered suspension of internet services on the Singhu, Ghazipur and Tikri borders of Delhi till 12 pm on Saturday night in view of the farmers’ ‘Chakka Jam’ call. The officers provided this information. Farmers are agitating on the Singhu, Ghazipur and Tikri borders of Delhi to demand the repeal of the three new agricultural laws of the Center.
Officials said that apart from these three protest sites, Internet services will be suspended in the areas around them till 23:59 pm on February 6. A Home Ministry official said that this decision has been taken to maintain public safety under the Temporary Suspension of Telecom Services (Public Emergency or Public Safety) Rules, 2017.
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Another official said that Internet services have been suspended on Saturday in view of the farmers ‘unions’ call for ‘Chakka Jam’. Earlier, orders were given to suspend internet services in Singhu, Ghazipur and Tikri borders and areas around them from 11 am to 11 pm on January 29. Later the period of suspension of internet services was extended till February 2. Significantly, Internet services were temporarily suspended in some parts of Delhi on 26 January due to widespread violence during the “tractor parade” of farmers.
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