Web companies have been suspended in West Bengal’s Howrah district on Friday night amid violent protests over controversial feedback in opposition to Prophet Mohammad by two suspended BJP spokespersons.
The web will stay suspended until 6 am on Monday, stated an order issued by the House and Hill Affairs Division.
Voice calls and SMS companies will stay energetic, it added.
Web companies have been suspended to stop the unfold of any hearsay for illegal actions, the order stated.
The choice was taken after a request was obtained from the extra director basic and Inspector Common of Police (Legislation and order), within the view of the current occasions in some areas, it stated.
Howrah, the place West Bengal secretariat Nabanna is situated, witnessed violent protests since Thursday over the feedback made by the now-suspended BJP spokespersons, Nupur Sharma and Naveen Jindal.