"This Is Not Democracy, This is Dictatorship": 30 Days Without 370

In this special edition of the Big Story, we look at life in J&K, a month since the abrogation of Article 370.

Updated
Podcast
1 min read

A month has passed since the Centre abrogated Article 370 and Article 35A of the Constitution, stripping Jammu and Kashmir of the special rights and privileges it enjoyed.

How has life been in the Valley in the past month? Is everything “normal”?This is a special edition of The Quint's Big Story podcast, with your host Vishnu Gopinath.

In this special edition of the Big story, we look at life in the Valley, a month since the effective revocation of Article 370.

Mainstream media has been going on about ‘normalcy’ having been restored in the Valley, peace and life as usual… things being fine, phone lines slowly being restored, the Valley welcoming the abrogation of Article 370… happy people everywhere.

What the noise has drowned out are the voices of the Valley's people, who are facing the grim reality.

And, contrary to what most mainstream media is claiming, all is not well on the ground.

It's these voices that you will hear in this podcast.

Liked this story? We'll send you more. Subscribe to The Quint's newsletter and get selected stories delivered to your inbox every day. Click to get started.

The Quint is available on Telegram & WhatsApp too, click to join.

Published: 
Stay Updated

Subscribe To Our Daily Newsletter And Get News Delivered Straight To Your Inbox.

Join over 120,000 subscribers!