Hyderabad: A screenshot of a purported tweet of union home minister Amit Shah has gone viral on social medi“Fixed Line, Broadband and Mobile Internet services to be snapped in UTs of J&K and Ladakh from tonight,” the tweet read.
Why BJP govt playing 20 20 with the people of j&k UT.
Why they can't restored 4g internet services in j&k.They don't know the people's of j&k are suffering frm study business& #coronavirus due to cause of 4g internet service #restore4ginternet@AmitShah @PMOIndia @RahulGandhi pic.twitter.com/VH3pH3KqrB
— ꧁༒☬ⒶⓗⓐMəⓓ☬༒꧂əⓓ (@Ahamed6787) June 29, 2020
You can view the archived tweet here.
After abrogating the special status given to J&K, internet services were suspended. However, broadband and low-speed 2G internet services has been restored.
Ministry of home affairs (MHA) spokesperson confirmed that the screenshot is fake. “A tweet is circulating in the name of Union Home Minister mentioning fixed-line broadband and internet in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh to be snapped. This tweet is fake. No such tweet has been done from Union Home Minister’s twitter handle,” tweeted the spokesperson, Ministry of Home Affairs.
Claim : A tweet is circulating in the name of Union Home Minister mentioning fixed line broadband and internet in J&K and Ladakh to be snapped.#FactCheck : This tweet is #fake. No such tweet has been done from Union Home Minister’s twitter handle.@PIBFactCheck @DDNewslive pic.twitter.com/2OUlZqBqZK
— Spokesperson, Ministry of Home Affairs (@PIBHomeAffairs) June 30, 2020
Press Information Bureau (PIB) also confirmed that the tweet is fake and no such tweet has been posted by Amit Shah on his twitter handle.
Going through Amit shah’s twitter handle we couldn’t find any such tweet posted.
Hence the claim that the internet will be snapped in Jammu and Kashmir is fake. The screenshot of Amit Shah’s tweet is fake.