Srinagar: Mobile internet service of all cellular companies remained suspended for the second day Tuesday in Kashmir valley. The service was suspended as a “precautionary measure” in view of an upward spiral in protests by students against use of alleged disproportionate force by forces on students in Degree College Pulwama on April 16 in which over 60 students.
However, broadband internet service of BSNL and other local service providers were functioning normally though with very low speed.
The authorities had directed all cellular companies to suspend mobile internet service in the Valley. However, suspension of the service has led to spread of rumours, locals said.
The worst hit are media persons, students and other professionals. The mobile internet service was resumed only on April 13 in the Valley after remaining suspended since April 8 midnight in the wake of by-polls in Srinagar.