Kashmir: Coping with a double lockdown sans internet

Over 7 months after the State of Jammu and Kashmir lost its special status and a harsh lockdown was imposed, the people face a double blow due to the novel coronavirus. Poor internet speeds make the matter worse

March 28, 2020 by Newsclick

Reeling under double lockdown Jammu & Kashmir is facing a huge crisis 4G internet restrictions on mobile data continue. With18 cases of COVID-19 infections reported in J&K, people are feeling helpless as they have no access to news or information. Newsclick spoke to media professionals who said there were problems in accessing information to help prevent the coronavirus spread, adding that entire state is cut off from information amid a health crisis.

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