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Mobile internet to remain suspended in Haryana, Punjab until Tuesday

The two states have been on high alert with curfew being imposed at many sensitive places

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

At Dera headquarters, Ram Rahim followers run parallel monetary system
Locals shopkeepers reading newspaper in a market after relaxation in curfew in Sirsa on Sunday. Photo: PTI

services will remain suspended in and till Tuesday to prevent spread of rumours in view of the tense situation after the conviction of chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh.

A notification to block services and data services had been issued earlier.


services, which were suspended for 72 hours in Haryana, ahead of the verdict on Friday, will continue to remain suspended till Tuesday, officials said on Sunday.

Likewise, services, which were suspended in as well three days back, will remain suspended in the state till Tuesday, Chief Minister had said yesterday.

Thirty-six people died in violence in Panchkula and Sirsa after chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was convicted by a on Friday.

The two states have been on high alert with curfew being imposed at many sensitive places.

The will pronounce the quantum of sentence in the rape case against Gurmeet in Rohtak Monday.

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First Published: Sun, August 27 2017. 16:08 IST
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