No lockdown in J&K, viral govt order is fake

Authorities told Kashmir Today that the purported Governement Order (GO) which claimed that a lockdown was going to be implemented in the state is fake.

The fake order had been widely shared on social media triggering off speculation and confusion.

“It has come to the notice of the government that an unsigned document claiming to be a GO issued ordering for closure of shops, educational institutions and commercial establishments etc. is circulating on social media. It is hereby clarified that the above said document is fake. No such order has been issued by the Government.

The Officials also clarified the same, saying, “It is clarified that the document is FAKE and that a lockdown is not under consideration.”