The most relevant reason cited by IGP is that social media will be misused by terror outfits to circulate photos and mobilize crowds, like was done in recent funeral of militant attended by about 500 people.By Arif Majeed
Srinagar, 15 Apr 2020
The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Wednesday ordered the continuance of 2G mobile data services in the Union territory till April 27, even as the demand for restoration of high-speed 4G internet grows in view of the coronavirus outbreak. As per an order issued by Principal Secretary, Home Department, Shaleen Kabra, internet speed on mobile phones in the region will be restricted to 2G only.
Internet Services will continue to be available to post-paid mobile phones only and not for pre-paid simcards.