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Phagwara clash: Internet ban in four Punjab districts till April 16

Photo: www.punjab.gov.in/districts

Photo: www.punjab.gov.in/districts  

In the wake of a violent clash between two communities in Phagwara, the Punjab government has extended the temporary suspension of mobile internet services in four districts till April 16.

An official spokesperson on Sunday said that mobile internet services, SMS services, as well as all dongle services in the territorial jurisdiction of Kapurthala, Jalandhar, Hoshiarpur and SBS Nagar districts will be temporarily suspended.

Two groups on Friday night had clashed over an attempt to install a flex-banner with B.R.Ambedkar’s picture on it at the town’s ‘Goal Chowk’ [square].

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