Internet shutdowns in India should be declared unconstitutional, PIL in Supreme Court

India holds the record for the maximum number of instances of internet shutdown in the world wherein 100 of such instances took place in 2019 alone, the petition elaborates, while also citing the recent examples of internet restrictions imposed in various parts following anti-CAA protests.
Internet shutdowns in India should be declared unconstitutional, PIL in Supreme Court

A PIL has been moved in the Supreme Court contending that internet shutdowns across the country should be declared to be in violation of Articles 19 and 21 of the Constitution of India and are thus, unconstitutional and illegal.

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