Is WhatsApp banned in Kashmir?

Is WhatsApp banned in Kashmir?

There is anger in the Kashmir Valley after the state government blocked 22 social media and instant messaging sites on Wednesday in a bid to prevent street protests. While popular sites and messaging services as Facebook, YouTube, WhatsApp and Twitter have been banned, broadband speed has also been slowed down by half.

Is Internet still banned in Kashmir?

In August 2019, the Government of India barred all broadband as well as mobile internet services in the region to prevent the deliberately fabricated falsehood on social media. In January 2020, 2G internet was resumed with no access to social media.

Is Facebook banned in Kashmir?

Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp among apps temporarily banned by authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir. Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir have banned Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp after the Indian government said social media services were “being misused by antinational and antisocial elements”.

Can we use WhatsApp in Srinagar?

If you just need internet, you can get hotels with free wifi – at least you can still reply whatsapp messages, viber or skype calls, surf internet.

Will WhatsApp work in Srinagar?

The government may have restored mobile and internet services in Jammu & Kashmir but popular messaging app WhatsApp will still not work there. According to the whitelisted sites released by the government, JioChat, a messaging app of Reliance Jio, will be the only such platform which will function in the state.

Is 4G working in Srinagar?

NEW DELHI/SRINAGAR: Highspeed 4G internet services were restored in entire Jammu and Kashmir on Friday in view of the “overall security situation” in the Union Territory, nearly one-and-a-half years after they were snapped in view of concerns arising out of nullification of Article 370.

Is Jio available in Kashmir?

“Jio has introduced a special Rs 102 pre-paid plan in J&K for the Amarnath Yatra. Now, pilgrims can take a new local J&K prepaid connection from Jio and opt for Jio’s 7-day unlimited prepaid plan with their new local J&K number,” a Reliance Jio official said.

Can I use mobile in Kashmir?

Only Postpaid no – Vofdafone / Airtel/ Bsnl will work in Jammu and Kashmir. Prepaid no of outside state will not work. You can get mobile network till Bhawan provided you have a postpaid no. Yes dear you can get full network coverage upto Bhawan provided you are using Post paid connection.

Does Airtel work in Srinagar?

BSNL (accessible in most areas), Airtel, Vodafone, Idea & Reliance Jio work in Srinagar.

Does Airtel work in Kashmir?

Airtel 4G is currently available to customers in 25 towns/locations across the Jammu region. The Company plans to expand its 4G footprint to over 100 towns across Jammu & Kashmir. Airtel 4G has been rolled out in J&K using FD LTE technology in the 1800 MHz band.

Is Azad Kashmir a country?

Azad (“Free”) Kashmir, established in 1947 after the partition of India, is neither a province nor an agency of Pakistan but has a government of its own that is regarded by Pakistan as “independent,” even though it is protected by and economically and administratively linked to Pakistan.

Does WhatsApp work in Kashmir?

Is Airtel available in Kashmir?