Unraveling ‘Naya’ Kashmir: Fact-Checking the Claims of the Indian Government

The Indian government has made a series of ‘claims’ about all the progress it has made in occupied Kashmir since August 2019. Here, we look at some of their claims, and unpack each one.

A Kashmiri farmer shows a pile of rotten apples inside his orchard after India’s brutal lockdown that resulted in over $5.3bil economic loss. Credit: Dar Yasin (Associated Press) from LA Times

The next time you come across someone telling you India has transformed Kashmir, ask them who has it been transformed for — Kashmiris or Indians ?

SWK is a Kashmiri diaspora-led international solidarity movement that seeks to end the Indian occupation and support the right to self-determination.