Cellular, Internet services snapped in Kashmir on I-Day

Cellular, Internet services snapped in Kashmir on I-Day

All incoming and outgoing calls besides mobile Internet services were barred in the valley, including summer capital Srinagar where main I-Day function is being held at Bakshi stadium today under unprecedented security arrangements.

Mobile and Internet services of all cellular companies, including the State-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), were shut in Kashmir valley on Tuesday.

All incoming and outgoing calls besides mobile Internet services were barred in the valley, including summer capital Srinagar where main I-Day function is being held at Bakshi stadium today under unprecedented security arrangements.

Mobile services of all companies were suspended at 8 am and are likely to be restored after the function ends at Bakshi stadium.

Because of the gag, people have been unable to contact their loved ones who are staying away from home.