Kolkata, Jun 11: The West Bengal authorities on Saturday suspended web companies in elements of Murshidabad district until June 14 to cease the unfold of misinformation following violence in Howrah, the place such a clampdown is already in pressure.
Web companies have been suspended in Beldanga 1 block overlaying Beldanga Police Station space and Beldanga 2 block overlaying Rejinagar and Shaktipur Police Station areas until 6 AM on June 14, an order acknowledged. Web companies have been suspended in complete Howrah district until June 13 and Part 144 of CrPC has been imposed in a number of areas reminiscent of Uluberia, Domjur and Panchla until June 15.
The restrictions have been imposed after protests erupted in a number of elements of Howrah district on Friday over controversial remarks by suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma and expelled chief Naveen Jindal on Prophet Mohammad.
Agitators resorted to stone-pelting, setting police automobiles on fireplace and damaging public property throughout violent protests and clashes with the legislation enforcers in Howrah.
Contemporary violence was reported in Panchla Bazaar space in Howrah district on Saturday as protesters clashed with the police and a number of other homes have been set on fireplace. Agitators pelted policemen with stones, injuring a few of them, and in addition vandalised a BJP social gathering workplace.
Story first printed: Saturday, June 11, 2022, 20:36 [IST]