Web providers have been suspended in your complete Tripura for 48 hours from 2 pm on Tuesday in view of the continuing protests towards the Citizenship (Modification) Invoice.
Based on an official notification, the order additionally prohibits SMS messages of all cellular service suppliers.
The step has been taken to forestall mischief mongers from spreading rumours.
The state residence division’s notification has been signed by AK Bhattacharya, further secretary, Authorities of Tripura.
The notification acknowledged that the choice to close web and SMS amenities was taken after state police discovered rumours being mongered about ethnic clashes between tribal and non-tribals in Manu and Kanchanpur areas.
“This has created a violent situation in the area. It has been noticed that SMS, WhatsApp and social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube are being widely used for transmitting fake images and videos having potential to incite violence in the state at a larger rate,” the notification added.
Due to this fact as a way to stop misuse of the above-mentioned media to disturb the peace and tranquillity of your complete state and for sustaining the regulation and order scenario.