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Fake news claim: A message viral claims, “24hrs internet ban issued in Kamrup(Metro),Lakhimpur, Dhemaji,Tinsukia, Dibrugarh,Charaideo, Sibsagar,Jorhat, Golaghat & Kamrup districts...  Democracy?Govt cannot stop us. We are in the roads to protest. Raij ulai ahok.

Examples of viral posts in circulation on Social Media like WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.

48 hours Internet Ban in #Assam to start from 12:00 AM on Dec 11, 2019

24hrs internet ban issued in Kamrup(Metro),Lakhimpur, Dhemaji,Tinsukia, Dibrugarh,Charaideo, Sibsagar,Jorhat, Golaghat & Kamrup districts...  Democracy?Govt cannot stop us. We are in the roads to protest. Raij ulai ahok.

And this is not fake.

Facts Check Verdict: False

News Verification: The state government announced that mobile internet across 10 districts of Assam will be blocked for a period of 24 hours, beginning 7 pm on Wednesday, as protests against the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) intensify across the state and the Northeast. An indefinite curfew has also been imposed in Guwahati.

However, as per the press information bureau, no such Internet Ban has been announced in Assam.




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