Srinagar, August 10: After special status to Jammu and Kashmir was abolished by the Narendra Modi government earlier this week, normal life in the Valley has been drastically hit. There has been a total shutdown of communication after the latest political developments in the region. As situation continues to remain disrupted in Kashmir, people from other parts of India are still unable to get in touch with their families and relatives in the Valley. Amid the turmoil, a woman, who lives in Srinagar has a heart-warming message for her son! The woman, identified as Harvinder Kaur, tells a reporter to pass a message to her son, that she is doing fine and has no issues there, but wants to get her Dish TV recharge done. Kashmir Turmoil: What Article 370 And Article 35A Say About J&K And Its Accession to India.
A reporter, in a tweet mentioned the woman saying, "If you are going to Delhi please tell my son I am fine and ask him to recharge the TV. I do not have any other issue". The communication services in the region were blocked, including cellular network, landline, mobile internet, and broadband connectivity.
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The son was in Jammu when I called him this morning. There was no Internet connectivity there. He said he would recharge TV once he reached Pathankot, where he works. He sent this message. Now Ms Kaur can watch TV #kashmir pic.twitter.com/KZjThIelQu
— vijaita singh (@vijaita) August 10, 2019
In another tweet, the reporter informed that she tried to contact her son who was in Jammu, but he said, there was no internet and he would recharge it once he reaches Pathankot, where he works. "The son was in Jammu when I called him this morning. There was no Internet connectivity there. He said he would recharge TV once he reached Pathankot, where he works. He sent this message. Now Ms Kaur can watch TV", the tweet read.
On Friday, phone services and internet was partially restored in some parts of Jammu and Kashmir. The connectivity were eased to allow people in Kashmir to offer Friday prayers in local mosques. Reports inform that the decision to ease the restrictions was taken after National Security Advisor Ajit Doval directed authorities to ensure that no Kashmiris were harassed.