A village requests its residents to turn off TV and cellphone, speak to family members

  • Mangaon has urged its 15,000 residents to turn off their cellphones and television sets everyday between 7 and 8.30 p.m. in an effort to encourage reading habits and family conversations and prevent children from becoming addicted to gadgets.
  • The village panchayat has requested in writing that local cable providers turn off their services daily between the hours of 7 and 8.30 pm.


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