“There is neither internet shutdown nor #restrictions on the eve of the #IndependenceDay,” Inspector General of Police, Kashmir, Vijay Kumar mentioned in a tweet.
Earlier the internet services were pawned off on Independence Day and Republic Day in order to ascertain security drills. However, the services were not snapped in 2018 while governor N N Vohra’s tenure.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh averred: the situation long Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir remained under control in the last year due to the vigilance and indomitable valour of Indian Armed Forces.
While addressing the armed forces on Independence Day eve through a radio network, the Defence Minister asserted, “The situation along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir remained under control in the last one year due to our vigilance and indomitable valour. Ceasefire violations have also come down since Feb 2021. In Eastern Ladakh, efforts are being made to resolve the differences in the LAC through dialogue with China. The process of disengagement has been completed at some places.”
Singh added “continuous efforts being made to increase the participation of women in all branches of the Indian Army. The first batch of Women Military Police has been inducted into the Indian Army.”