Following the tension over the portrait of Pakistan founder Ali Mohamamd Jinnah at Ali Garh Muslim University, the authorities have imposed restrictions under section 144 in the town and suspended internet services, DNA newspaper reported.
The newspaper reported at the decision of snapping internet was taken by the authorities to prevent any ‘untoward incident’ in the town.
“The internet service in Aligarh shall remain suspended from 2:00 pm Friday to 12 midnight Saturday in order to avoid any kind of communal incident,” it reported.
The decision to snap the internet was taken after the students of the varsity were demanding judicial probe against the ‘right-wing activists’ who had barged inside the campus and clashed with students a day before.
They right wing hindu groups have stirred a controversy to remove the portrait of Mohammad Ali Jinnah from the varsity after the gate crashed inside the campus.