On social networking sites the government order is being compared with the Polish government order during German occupation of Poland in December 1939 which prohibited Jews from entering or using pathways, streets and public squares from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
The January 27 army shootout in a south Kashmir's Shopian has put the J&K government in a tight spot. It has also triggered fresh thoughts about changes in the geography-history syllabus for school students in the troubled border-state.
According to the police, the social networks are a headache as they are often misused as a tool to recruit youngsters, lure them to the jehad. This may have played a good part in the so-called resurgence of the Jaish in Kashmir