Watch: As Curfew Is Lifted In Most Parts Of J&K, CRPF Officer Shares Video Of Normalcy From Srinagar; Busts PropagandaLal Chowk in Srinagar (Representative Image) (Abid Bhat/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

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.

An Appeal...

Dear Reader,

As you are no doubt aware, Swarajya is a media product that is directly dependent on support from its readers in the form of subscriptions. We do not have the muscle and backing of a large media conglomerate nor are we playing for the large advertisement sweep-stake.

Our business model is you and your subscription. And in challenging times like these, we need your support now more than ever.

We deliver over 10 - 15 high quality articles with expert insights and views. From 7AM in the morning to 10PM late night we operate to ensure you, the reader, get to see what is just right.

Becoming a Patron or a subscriber for as little as Rs 1200/year is the best way you can support our efforts.

Become A Patron
Become A Subscriber
Advertisement