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SMSes, MMSes Banned : A Reaction on the Action.

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Over look on the Violence
To check the spread of rumours which has led to the exodus of north-eastern people from certain states, the government has banned bulk SMSes and MMSes for 15 days across the country.

Till now, a group based in Pakistan is suspected to have been involved in creating images and spreading them across social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter and You Tube to provoke Muslims and create scare among people of North East living across India.
The Central is also planning to forbid all the sites which were found to host inflammatory & hateful content, spreading rumors & inciting violence targeting the people from north-east. It includes internet pages & fake user-accounts on Social networking sites to avoid panic among people of NE living across India.
My thoughts on the ACTION
I think a ban on bulk text messages may not be the solution since most of masterminds, who were sending out threatening text messages were individuals who were not using any bu…