SC orders setting up of panel headed by MHA secretary to look into pleas seeking restoration of 4G internet in Jammu and Kashmir

Pronouncing the verdict on a batch of pleas filed by Foundation for Media Professionals, Soayib Qureshi and Private Schools Association of Jammu and Kashmir, the bench said it needed to ensure balance of national security and human rights

Press Trust of India May 11, 2020 16:52:10 IST
SC orders setting up of panel headed by MHA secretary to look into pleas seeking restoration of 4G internet in Jammu and Kashmir

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Monday ordered setting up of a high-powered committee headed by MHA  Secretary to consider pleas seeking restoration of 4G internet services in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

SC orders setting up of panel headed by MHA secretary to look into pleas seeking restoration of 4G internet in Jammu and Kashmir

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A bench comprising Justices NV Ramana, Justices R Subhash Reddy and BR Gavai said the committee would also include the Chief Secretary of the UT and the secretary of ministry of communications to look into the demands by petitioners seeking restoration of 4G internet speed there.

Pronouncing the verdict on a batch of pleas filed by Foundation for Media Professionals, Soayib Qureshi and Private Schools Association of Jammu and Kashmir, the bench said it needed to ensure balance of national security and human rights.

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