Govt lifts gag on mobile phones, cameras after media-persons boycott Kashmir assembly

After media-persons staged a walkout and decided to boycott the proceedings of Jammu and Kashmir assembly, the government issued an order, allowing the journalists to carry their phones and cameras inside the House.

“It has now been decided by the concerned authorities that the Journalists can carry Video/Still Cameras and Mobile Phones inside the Press Gallery of the Legislature for the coverage of the special session which recommenced here today on 4th July 2017,” said the order.

Earlier, media-persons staged a walkout from the press gallery and decided boycott the Assembly proceedings to protest the government gag on phones and cameras.



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