Srinagar | Former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah had said, The irony of listening to Prime Minister Narendra Modi lecturing about connected digital India while we are totally disconnected. The PDP and BJP regime is pushing people of the state to the wall, he said.
Omar said Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed was living up to his promise of making the state like Gujarat. He had promised to make the state like Gujarat. Now, I guess, we are competing with Gujarat as to who bans the Internet more, he said.
Police had warned mischievous elements of legal action against misuse of the services like SMS and WhatsApp to stoke communal tension. Misuse of mobile phone SMS and Internet messaging service to spread malicious rumours with an intention to stoke communal tension and violent activity constitutes commission of offences under the various provisions of Unlawful Activities (Prev) Act 1967, the Information Technology Act and Ranbir Penal Code. Anyone who forwards such messages including audio, photos or videos) to other individuals or groups shall be liable for legal action under law, police said.
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