DM of Srinagar slams ‘The Wire’ news portal for spreading fake news about Kashmir

‘The Wire’ news portal which is continuously spreading fake propaganda about Kashmir after abrogation of Article 370 from state Jammu & kashmir. But this time District collector of Srinagar, Shahid Choudhary caught ‘The Wire’ spreading fake news about Kashmir.

On 22nd August, “The Wire” has published a report about shortage of Life Saving medicine in Kashmir. The wire report says, “Kashmir Running Short of Life Saving Drugs as Clampdown Continues.”

The wire said in its report that Kashmir’s drug stores are running short of stocks as the region continues to grapple with restrictions and communication blockade for 18th straight day.

When Srinagar District collector Shahid Choudhary saw this report then he tweeted, “All concerns and worries are deeply appreciated but we were not low on medical stocks even for a single day. No interruption in supplies. Still open to help individual cases, if any “

A J&K police officer also suggested ‘The wire’ news portal to behave with more maturity during this critical period in Kashmir.

Last week, Shahid Choudhary had also denied the fake report about the shortage of drugs in Kashmir valley, informing that as many as 1166 medicine shops are open and all sorts of stocks being replenished as demanded. Although some people were facing some difficulties, the administration was addressing every single problem and trying to solve quickly.

On 13th August, Ministry of Home affairs had confirmed that all Medical services are being provided to people of J&K without any hindrance and availability of all drugs including life saving drugs, have been ensured in every hospital across the Valley.

On 12th August, Department of Information and Public Relations, Govt of Jammu & Kashmir had also confirmed that there was no shortage of various Life saving drugs and adequate supplies were in stock.

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