SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir (AA) –

Kashmiris have been pouring their hearts out online since Wednesday evening when the Indian government lifted a seven-month ban on social media.

“This tweet is brought to you from my desktop, from my office, after seven months,” wrote journalist Naveed Iqbal, retweeted by 2,800 people.

Like scores of journalists, Naveed’s internet access had been limited to a facility set up by New Delhi in an office in Srinagar, the capital of Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir.

Echoing Naveed, journalist Azaan Javaid wrote: “My first tweet from Kashmir outside of govt set media centre & without

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