Netizens from Kerala call for a twenty four hour "Digital Hartal" on 31st October 2014 in protest against AVoId group to hike data prices and reduce validity of different packs.
Kerala, a state in southern part of India have large number of active internet users in India. Netizens from Kerala call for a "Digital Hartal" on 31st October 2014. Hartal is being organised after the recent move by the AVoId ( Airtel, Vodafone and Idea) group to hike data prices and reduce validity of different packs. Awareness campaign is calling out to all ‘Mango People Netizens’ in the country, to join the internet boycott. The awareness about Internet Hartal is being spread through Facebook posts, Tweets and Whatsapp messages. One malayalam message read “…once in England when bread companies increased their prices, whole country did not buy bread for few days, and the company had to decrease their price”.
Kerala Netizens are maximum utilizing cyber freedom in country. Netizens use abusive words when Maria Sharapova says she did not know Sachin Tendulkar. Kerala Netizens also attack New York Times for offending cartoon on Mangalyaan mission, later New York Times apologize. Kerala Netizens commonly write in Malayalam or Manglish (malayalam with english) in official facebook pages of there enemies.