Manipur Situation: The Manipur government has extended the ban on internet services in the state till July 10. In the order issued by the Manipur Home Department, it has been said that in view of the possibility of loss of life, damage to public or private property, any disturbance of public peace, the ban on the Internet has been extended.
In exercise of the powers conferred under Rule 2 of the Temporary Suspension of Telecom Services (Public Emergency or Public Safety) Rules, 2017, mobile data services, internet/data services including broadband and internet/data services including broadband in the territorial jurisdiction, the official notification said. Order further suspension/debarment. The order will be in force with immediate effect till 3:00 pm on July 10.
It has been said that there is apprehension that some anti-social elements may use social media to spread photos, hate speech and hate video messages to incite public sentiments, which will have a serious impact on the law and order situation in Manipur. There can be an effect.
Schools from 1st to 8th opened in the state after 2 months
Earlier on Wednesday, schools under the Education Department (Schools), Government of Manipur, reopened for classes 1-8 and conducted their normal classes after remaining closed for over two months due to caste violence that broke out in the hill state on May 3. Started again.
Sources said that this step has been taken keeping in mind the welfare of the students. The parents and guardians of the students are happy as the school opens after the long summer vacation.
Ethnic violence had erupted in Manipur on May 3 following clashes during a rally organized by the All Tribal Students’ Union (ATSU) to protest the demand for inclusion of Meiteis in the Scheduled Tribe (ST) list. Thousands of people are living in relief camps due to the violence in Manipur, while more than 130 people have died so far.