Jammu and Kashmir’s Director General of Police (DGP) RR Swain has issued a stern warning that individuals sharing videos, texts, or messages on social media with the potential to incite communal tension, disrupt peace, promote terrorism, or separatism will face strict legal action. DGP Swain emphasized the duty of the J&K police to prevent any disrespect towards Prophet Muhammad or any religious group, ensuring communal harmony is maintained. He urged citizens to report any objectionable content that could disturb peace and clarified that political leaders fostering unrest could be held responsible for deliberate malicious actions leading to loss of life or property.
Impact on MSMEs, Businesses in the Region:
This warning from the J&K DGP carries implications for businesses and individuals using social media platforms. Businesses should exercise caution in their online communications to avoid inadvertently sharing content that may be deemed provocative or disruptive. Additionally, businesses operating in the region should stay informed about the evolving social media landscape and any legal consequences associated with the dissemination of content that could lead to communal disharmony or unrest. Understanding and adhering to these guidelines will be crucial for maintaining a positive and stable environment for businesses in Jammu and Kashmir.