J&K LG promises the restoration of internet in phases when the situation improves

SRINAGAR: Lieutenant Governor of the Union Territory of Girish Chandra Murmu said on Wednesday that Internet services in Kashmir would be gradually restored when the situation became more normal, and that the general situation after the annulment had improved in big measure.

“We are reviewing the situation and, as it becomes more normal, we will restore Internet services in phases. We have already discussed the matter with our administration and we will address it, ”said LG in the first comments of the J&K government on the restoration of Internet services, which broke on August 5 in the morning in the state of Jammu and Kashmir.

Murmu told reporters in the Baramulla district in northern Kashmir that the situation in the Valley is very good and that it has improved very well, since the police have been doing their duties vigorously. He added that high-level coordination between the forces had led to a better situation. “The participation of people throughout the Valley is very good. Recently I mentioned in my speech that people are dating and are interested in development, ”he said.

The Center had annulled Article 370 of the Constitution of India on August 5, eliminating the special status of J&K and announcing that the state would be divided into two TUs. The government had then declared that internet services had been suspended to maintain law and order in the Valley.