Fact Check: No, union home minister Amit Shah didn't tweet that Internet will be snapped in J&K

By Aiswarya Sriram  Published on  30 Jun 2020 7:12 AM GMT
Fact Check: No, union home minister Amit Shah didnt tweet that Internet will be snapped in J&K

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.



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.

Fact Check:

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.



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.

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