Gauhati HC directs Assam govt to restore cellular world wide web solutions


Gauhati high courtroom

directed the

Assam government

to restore

mobile net products and services

at 5 pm on Thursday.

A division bench of justices Manojit Bhuyan and

Saumitra Saikia

gave the path right after hearing four PILs filed by journalist Ajit Kumar Bhuyan, and advocates Bonoshri Gogoi, Randeep Sharma and Debakanta Doley.

Cellular and broadband world wide web services have been suspended on the evening of December 11, adhering to incidents of violence during protests from the amended Citizenship Act.

Broadband providers have presently resumed in Assam.

The court docket noticed that it is open up to the point out authorities using actions to control dissemination of “explosive messages, video clip” on numerous social media platforms which may well have a inclination to incite violence and destructions affecting community protection.

Senior advocates Arup Borbora, K K Mahanta, U K Nair and

Bimal Chetry

appeared for the petitioners, even though Specially Engaged Counsel Debajit Sah represented the point out governing administration and Assistant Solicitar Basic S C Keyal appeared for the central govt.