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Govt revokes ban on Media carrying gadgets to official functions

Kashmir Monitor

Srinagar, May 02: Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday lifted the ban on carrying gadgets and accessories to government functions for media men.
In an order issued through department of information, 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 /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 any extraordinary situation that, for security and other unavoidable reasons may not be admissible/ allowed,” read the order issued by government.