WhatsApp, Facebook and 21apps banned in this Bihar dist

Bihar Government has temporarily banned 23 social networking and messaging applications, including WhatsApp and Facebook till 11 pm of 8th February in Saran district to maintain peace and tranquillity.

As per available inputs, and as reported by the District Magistrate and Superintendent of Police Saran, it is reasonable apprehended that some anti-social clement in Saran District may use Internet medium to transmit objectionable content in order to spread rumour and disaffection amongst public at large with a view to incite them to commit various offences against communal harmony and cause damage to life and pitmen) and disturb peace and tranquillity, read an order issued by the State government.
“ It is felt that misuse of social networking sites and instant Messaging Services is likely to be detrimental to the interests of peace and tranquility in Saran District.