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Impact of internet shutdown on daily lives

Submitted by Rifat Mohidin on Monday, 13 January 2020

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While this yearm there have been frequent internet shutdown in India. The longest has been in Kashmir, which continues from the last 155 day. It has impacted all aspects of life particularly, education, economy, healthcare and emergency services. It has completely shut e-commerce and caused a whopping losses of rupees 17,000 crore, according to the local traders body in Kashmir.


Impact of internet shutdown on daily lives of people.
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Rifat Mohi ud din, 25, is a journalist based in Kashmir, who covers education, womens rights, healthcare and civic issues.


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