06 June 2019
Kendrapara: Following a group clash between two groups on the occasion of Eid, district collector ordered suspension of internet services in Kendrapara town area here on Wednesday. The shutdown has been ordered for an indefinite period of time.
As per reports, the group clash occurred on Wednesday during Eid celebrations. Soon after that, one of the groups staged a protest in front of the Town Police Station which escalated tensions. Six platoons of police force were immediately deployed and internet services were suspended.
Misuse of social media during such sensitive time might lead to more tension. Thus, we have ordered the shutdown, said officials.
While situation has returned to normalcy, there is no confirmation on the removal of internet suspension yet.