Amid in the tension in valley from both militants and stone pelters, a month long ban on near about 22 social media websites and applications in Kashmir was lifted by the Jammu and Kashmir Home Department on Friday.

Access to the banned social media sites was restored around 8.30 pm, an official said.

Jammu and Kashmir Home Department had on April 26 banned 22 social media sites and applications, including Facebook, Whatsapp and Twitter, in an attempt to curb the street protests in the Valley.

However, the ban had little meaning as users accessed the banned sites through virtual private networks.

 

 

 

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