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All Postpaid Mobile Phones To Be Restored From Monday

Jammu and Kashmir’s special status was revoked on August 5 by the government.


More than two months after the government imposed a communications blackout in Jammu and Kashmir before revoking its decades-old special privileges granted to the state under the constitution, postpaid mobile connections will be restored on Monday.

“All postpaid mobile phones will be restored from noon Monday,” Jammu and Kashmir Principal Secretary Rohit Kansal said at a news briefing on Saturday.

The central government had ended Jammu and Kashmir’s special status on August 5 and split it into two union territories, saying the move would help ensure that people of the state get the same constitutional benefits as the rest of the country and spur development.

To prevent any backlash, the centre also imposed massive security restrictions and took measures that included arresting politicians, evacuating tourists, posting extra troops and blocking phone and internet lines.

Some of those curbs have been slowly relaxed, but mobile and internet communications in the Kashmir valley were largely still blocked.

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