Costs of denial of high-speed internet in Kashmir


Ban on 4G, since 5 August 2019, has ruined Kashmir’s economy. The absence of high-speed internet has affected the health and educational infrastructure, tourism, business enterprises, and start-ups.

Aleena Mir reports from Srinagar, with Umer Asif

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