Internet Shut Down in Certain Areas of Delhi, Airtel and Vodafone Confirm


Bharti Airtel has suspended voice, SMS, and data connectivity in certain parts of Delhi in the midst of ongoing protests over the amended Citizenship Act. Multiple users have reported the suspension on social media since Thursday morning. While responding to the users complaining on Twitter, the support account of Airtel confirmed that it had suspended its services in certain areas of the capital city as a result of a government order. Some Vodafone Idea users have also reported an Internet shutdown in some parts of Delhi NCR, and the telecom operator has also confirmed the move.

While Airtel hasn’t yet revealed the list of areas where it has imposed the suspension, users on Twitter have reported that the services are inaccessible in localities such as Seelampur, ITO, and India Gate.

In addition to Airtel users, some Vodafone Idea users have also reported issues with its network in the capital. A series of Vodafone Idea tweets also confirms the shutdown, but the areas affected aren’t detailed.

According to a report by MediaNama, Vodafone Idea has confirmed that an Internet shutdown has been placed in certain parts of the Delhi NCR region. We’ve reached out to Airtel, Vodafone Idea, and Jio to get clarity on the matter and will update this space when we hear back.

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Jagmeet Singh
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