The government is NOT shutting internet; don’t believe this FAKE message

Amid the Coronavirus outbreak, a viral message is doing the rounds on social media that claims that the government is going to ‘shut down the internet’ to avoid panic.

 

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FACT CHECK

NewsMobile fact-checked the above claim and found it to be FAKE.

During our research on this news, we found a tweet from the Press Information Bureau (PIB), where they have explicitly clarified that this information is untrue and that the government has not passed any such orders.  The tweet is attached below.

Hence, the above information proves that the viral claim is FAKE.

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