Hooghly Internet Shutdown to end tomorrow, State tells Calcutta HC; Court asks State to justify shutdown in the first place [Read Order]

"State shall file two affidavits, one pertaining to jurisdiction of the District Magistrate to pass the impugned suspension order and the other pertaining to justifiability of the suspension order", states the order.
Hooghly Bridge
Hooghly Bridge

The State of West Bengal today told the Calcutta High Court that there would be no further extension of the internet shutdown ordered recently in Hooghly following communal violence in the area.

The shutdown is scheduled to end tomorrow, and orders imposing the same would be revoked tomorrow since the situation is under control, the State has informed.

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