Hundreds of brand band consumers of border Tehsil Mendhar of district Poonch held demonstration against Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) for snapping of brand band services.
The protesters alleged that they are facing hardship due to poor brand band services of BSNL but the service has not been restored despite approaching the officials at a number of times.
They said the students community is worst affected as they are unable to fill up online forms.
Besides, the shopkeepers have also said that business has badly affected as their trade run with internet service.
The protesters appealed District Development Commissioner (DDC) and BSNL official to take the matter seriously and restore the service at the earliest.
Among others present included Mohd Tariq, Asaf Nawaz Khan, Deepak Sharma, Tousif Ahmad, Rashad Khan, Safyaz Khan and Israr Ahmad.