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In Haryana, e-administration efforts are lame ducks without the internet

India has crossed 100 Internet Shutdowns in 2018, but very little is discussed about how they affect daily lives. MediaNama is publishing a series on the impact that Internet Shutdowns have on people’s lives. These were originally published by the Centre for Internet & Society, and written by reporters working with 101Reporters.com, in a report which was released on May 17, 2018.  * By Amit Kumar & Sat Singh Fatehabad, Haryana: It took Mahender Kumar a week to brush up his DJ-ing skills and understand what songs to play for crowds at different events. It wasn’t done out of some special love for music. When he had to stop operations of his Common Service Center in Fatehabad district’s Badopal village for the third time in 18 months because of an internet shutdown “caused” by violence in his state, Mahender had to revisit…

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