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Union Home Ministry Suspended Internet Services In Parts Of Delhi



On account of farmer protests the Union Home Ministry has suspended internet services on January 26 in Singhu, Ghazipur, Tikri, Mukarba Chowk, Nangloi in Delhi from 12 in the afternoon to 12 midnight.


The MHA Order reads as under,

“In exercise of the power conferred by Section 7 of Indian Telegraph Act, 1885 read with Sub-rule (1) of rule (2) of the Temporary Suspension of Telecom Services (Public Emergency or Public Safety) Rules, 2017 and in the interest of maintaining public safety and averting public emergency it is necessary and expedient to order the temporary suspension of internet services in the areas of Singhu, Ghazipur, Tikri, Mukarba Chowk, Nangloi and their adjoining areas in NCT of Delhi from 12:00 Hrs to 23:59 Hrs on January 26, 2021."

The order was passed by Deputy Secretary, MHA, Shailendra Vikram Singh in exercise of the powers under Section 7 of Indian Telegraph Act, 1885 and Rule 2(1) of the Temporary Suspension of Telecom Services (Public Emergency or Public Safety) Rules, 2017.




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