A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) officer Kashyap Kadagattur on Wednesday (11 September) tweeted a video showing free movement of citizens near GB Pant hospital in Srinagar, summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir.
Along with gathering of people, traffic, and roadside pushcart vendors, Assistant Commandant of CRPF also showed the newspaper of the day as an evidence. The video attempts to shatter the propaganda claiming that fear and complete lockdown still persists in the valley.
Kadagattur wrote, “Today's first video update from GB Pant Hospital, Srinagar. One can see men, women n kids visiting hospital on foot/vehicle, seamless movement of traffic, gathering of people, no stoppages anywhere and presence of pushcart vendors. Today's newspaper shared in the video.”
The restrictions were lifted in most parts of the valley including Srinagar on 9 September, 36 days after the end of the special status of J&K by abrogating Article 370. However, some parts continue to have tight security owing to intelligence reports of infiltration of terrorists.
On Tuesday, India responded to claims made by Pakistan at the United Nations Human Rights Council’s (UNHRC) session and dismantled its propaganda to spread lies and gather international support over Kashmir.
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