J&K govt bans Kashmir Reader, calls it a threat to ‘public tranquility’

Wednesday, 05 October 2016 - 12:49

The Jammu and Kashmir government has banned the publication of Srinagar-based English daily Kashmir Reader calling it a threat to the “public tranquility”.

The Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Farooq Ahmad Lone on Sunday evening issued the order asking the newspaper to stop its publication forthwith.

“I District Magistrate Srinagar do hereby direct the printer, published and owner of daily Kashmir Reader to abstain from printing and publishing of the newspaper namely Kashmir Reader till further orders so that disturbance of public tranquility is prevented,” the order reads.