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Internet access has been shut down in Kashmir, West Bengal and Ranchi after violent protests calling for arrest of BJP politician

BJP politician Nupur Sharma’s remarks on Prophet Muhammad took a violent turn, as cities shut down Internet access and imposed Section 144

Internet access was cut off in parts of Jammu and Kashmir, Ranchi and West Bengal on June 10, after protests against BJP politician Nupur Sharma’s remarks on the Prophet Muhammad took a violent turn, multiple agencies, including India Today and Indian Express have reported. What is happening in Kashmir? Internet was cut off again in the Valley after trouble reportedly erupted in Bhaderwah town when protestors demanding former BJP spokeswoman Nupur Sharma’s arrest allegedly began hurling death threats at a BJP Youth Morcha politician for his support of the former, during a demonstrative rally. The Kishtwar police have registered an FIR in the matter and set up a special investigation team to investigate the case but shut down 2G, 3G and 4G internet services apparently as a precautionary measure.  Meanwhile, a curfew was imposed in Jammu’s Kishtwar district, Bhaderwah town…

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