Government revokes ban on carrying gadgets to official functions for media


Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday lifted the ban on carrying gadgets and accessories to government functions for Journalists.

In an order issued through the department of information, the government said: “various representations from media fraternity were pouring in for seeking redressal of problems of not allowing them to take phones/electronic gadgets etc with them whenever they are needed to attend meetings and government functions etc.”

“It has accordingly been found expedient that all the registered media houses/persons shall be allowed to carry their phones or electronic gadgets to the venues where the meetings/ government functions are likely to be convened expect in case of an extraordinary situation that, for security and other unavoidable reasons may not be admissible/ allowed,” read the order issued by government.


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