In the past few days, since the Union government decided to scrap Article 370 providing special status to Jammu and Kashmir, various social media platforms have been flooded with a lot of photos, and posts claiming that situation in Jammu and Kashmir has been stable and peaceful. Adding to it, several reports have stated that Kashmiris are celebrating the Modi government’s decision of scrapping Article 370.
A photograph showing a woman CRPF personnel shaking hands with a Kashmiri child has gone viral on social media, earning widespread appreciation.
National Security Advisor Ajit Doval was also spotted on Wednesday having lunch with local residents here, in a bid to show that normalcy was slowly returning to the Valley.
But contrary to all these news reports, social media hype and photographs, Vijaita Singh, a journalist working for The Hindu posted a series of tweets which revealed a completely a different reality and the ordeal of the people of Jammu and Kashmir. people. Considering that all communication channels have been blocked in Jammu and Kashmir, these tweets share views of the people of the Valley and can give a clear picture of what the people there are thinking.