Patwari Recruitment Exam 2021: Internet suspended in Bikaner; Facebook, Twitter down

    • Patwari Recruitment Exam 2021: Authorities in Rajasthan have taken a big decision - they have suspended Internet services in Bikaner district in the state for the day.
    • The Internet services will be down temporarily
    • 2G/3G/4G/Data, Internet service, Bulk, SMS/MMS, Whatsapp, Facebook, Twitter will all be down for the duration specified in the official order
    By HT TECH
    | Updated on Oct 23 2021, 09:45 AM IST
    Patwari Recruitment Exam 2021: This has been done bu authorities in Rajasthan in order to pre-empt any disturbance of the peace or attempts to affect the results of the exam. (Representational image)
    Patwari Recruitment Exam 2021: This has been done bu authorities in Rajasthan in order to pre-empt any disturbance of the peace or attempts to affect the results of the exam. (Representational image) (HT_PRINT)
    Patwari Recruitment Exam 2021: This has been done bu authorities in Rajasthan in order to pre-empt any disturbance of the peace or attempts to affect the results of the exam. (Representational image)
    Patwari Recruitment Exam 2021: This has been done bu authorities in Rajasthan in order to pre-empt any disturbance of the peace or attempts to affect the results of the exam. (Representational image) (HT_PRINT)

    Patwari Recruitment Exam 2021: In order to pre-empt any disturbance of the peace or attempts to affect the results of the exam through cheating, authorities in Rajasthan have taken a big decision - they have suspended Internet services in Bikaner district in the state for the day. Importantly, students are taking the Patwari Recruitment Exam 2021 and the authorities are looking to ensure they are not disturbed in any way. Also, there are chances of some miscreants trying to help candidates by using secret devices in order to boost their performance in the exam. This move by authorities will ensure it does not happen. It will ensure there is a level playing field for all candidates and those who are looking at illegal ways to improve their performance will not be able to do so because of the suspension of Internet. However, this order will not apply to emergency services. Also, the public is allowed to make calls on phones without hindrance.

    Till when will Internet services be suspended in Bikaner?

    Authorities have revealed that the internet services in the Bikaner district of Rajasthan will remain suspended from 6 am to 6 pm on Saturday and Sunday in view of the scheduled Patwari Recruitment Exam 2021, which is to be conducted today and tomorrow in the district, as per the Divisional Commissioner order, ANI stated in a report today.

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    Which services will stop working?

    Since Internet will be fully down, whether it is social media or any other communications apps or mail, everything will cease to function between the hours mentioned above. Bikaner Divisional Commissioner, BL Mehra on Friday passed an order stating, " 2G/3G/4G/Data, Internet service, Bulk, SMS/MMS, Whatsapp, Facebook, Twitter and other Social Media by Internet Service Providers will be temporarily suspended between 06:00 am to 06:00 pm on 23 and 24 October." The order will be strictly enforced and any violations will be dealt with strictly.

    Voice calls of all landline, mobile phones, all lease line and broadband and as far as possible for hospitals, banks and industries" falls under the exceptions to the order. 

    The order by the commissioner states that "The Law and Order situation might arise during the examination due to fake news or rumours about accidents and paper leak".

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    First Published Date: 23 Oct, 09:45 AM IST
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