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India's Shutdown Numbers
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Recent Shutdowns
July 4, 2024
Internet Shutdown in Dhupguri, West Bengal amid violence.
June 26, 2024
Internet Shutdown in Doda District of Jammu
June 19, 2024
Internet Shutdown extended in Balasore, Odisha amid communal violence
Source: - Odisha
June 18, 2024
Internet Shutdown imposed in Balasore, Odisha amid communal violence.
Source: - Odisha
May 21, 2024
Instant messaging services shut in Saran, Bihar.
Source: - Bihar
April 5, 2024
Internet Shutdown imposed in UT of Ladakh and select areas of Leh.
Source: - Ladakh
March 2, 2024
Government of India imposes Internet Shutdown in Punjab
Source: - Punjab
Feb. 27, 2024
Government of India extends Internet Shutdown in Punjab.
Source: - Punjab
Feb. 27, 2024
Manipur imposes internet shutdown in Churachandpur District.
Feb. 27, 2024
Haryana extends mobile internet and SMS services shutdown in seven districts.


Disclaimer - Please note that in case you notice any discrepancies in the number of shutdowns at a state level and district level, it is due to the fact that a single order of shutdown which will be counted as one may be imposed in multiple districts, thereby increasing the district count but keeping the state count the same.

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Longest Shutdowns

552 days

Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir

Aug. 4, 2019 - Feb. 6, 2021

An internet shutdown was imposed in the evening of 4th August 2019, when Article 370 of the Constitution was abrogated by the Parliament of India. It was passed by the Presidential order number 272 dated August 5, 2019. The State of Jammu and Kashmir was bifurcated into the Union Territories of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh. This was a preventive …

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200 days

Throughout the State, Manipur

April 27, 2023 - Oct. 18, 2023

An internet shutdown was imposed in the entire State of Manipur on May 3rd, 2023. This shutdown was an extension from two districts Churachandpur and Pherzawl, where internet shutdown had already begun on April 28th, 2023. The Statewide Shutdown was enforced after violence broke out following communal clashes in the state of Manipur. The internet shutdown in Manipur is the …

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145 days

Kargil, Ladakh

Aug. 4, 2019 - Dec. 27, 2019

Kargil district of Ladakh faced a shutdown of 145 days, which was imposed since August 2019 on the erstwhile State of Jammu and Kashmir. The shutdown was imposed alongside the suspension of all landlines, mobiles and SMS communication as a preventive measure in the wake of the abrogation of article 370. It was lifted on December 2019 in the district, …

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