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Parliamentary panel would like to be apprised of impact of internet suspension in J&K: Shashi Tharoor to Speaker

IndiaTimes Monday, 31 August 2020 ()
Congress leader and chairman of Parliamentary standing committee on Information and Technology Shashi Tharoor has written to the Lok Sabha Speaker that the panel would like to be apprised of the impact of the suspension of internet services on Jammu and Kashmir.
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