More than 1,500 mobile towers damaged in Punjab state amid farmer protest

Wednesday 30 December 2020 | 11:51 CET | News
Punjab's chief minister Amarinder Singh has issued a warning against vandalism of mobile towers and disruption of telecom services in the state and directed the police to take action against those resorting to these unlawful activities, local newspaper The Tribune reports. The warning came as the total number of mobile towers damaged in the state went up to 1,561. Telecom services have been disrupted in Punjab as farmers protesting against the three new farm laws disconnected power supply and fibre connections to towers, mostly belonging to or being used by Jio, writes The Economic Times.

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Companies: Airtel / Reliance Jio / Vodafone Idea
Countries: India
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