Srinagar: Central Govt. on 5th August not only scrapped Article 370 which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir State but also converted the State into Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh UTs.
Phone lines and internet service were halted
After the implementation of the decision, the communication in the valley was discontinued. All phone lines and internet service were halted.
As per the Quint report, incidents of pellet injuries also took place.
Ms. Poonam Agarwwal, Senior Correspondent said that local people were hesitant to talk to them as they were relectant to talk to Indian media.
Media persons adopted innovative methods to transfer the information
Media persons who wanted to show the real situation on the ground used different innovative methods to transfer the information to Delhi.