Srinagar, July 27 : After remaining suspended for 20 consecutive days, the authorities on Tuesday evening restored the post-paid mobile phone services while the ban on prepaid phone services continue.
An official told that the post-paid mobile phone services were restored in the intervening night of Tuesday-Wednesday while the decision on restoration of prepaid services will be taken soon.
He said that after continuous requests from the Kashmiri students studying outside the state and others, the authorities here decided to restore the post-paid mobile services so that the common people will not suffer.
Earlier, the decision to suspend mobile phone service in the Valley was taken in view of the current situation in Kashmir.
For the last 20 days, only post paid mobile phones provided by Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) worked in the Valley. (KNS)
2015 Kashmir Despatch