Republic Media Network's Gurpreet Singh Chhina reported from the ground near border village of Punjab on Wednesday. Chhina got the ground report from Hussainiwala village in Ferozepur in Punjab which is 45 km away from Lahore.
As per his report, the life of people in the area is normal and the atmosphere is such that people are supporting India's fight against terror.
People don't want to vacate their houses even if they are located close to the border. The youth brigade which is supports the army and had helped it repair roads during the rains is also active.
One man Chhina spoke to said that he was happy about the action taken by the government following the Pulwama attack. "I am happy that Pulwama attack has been avenged," he said.
Earlier on Wednesday, the Indian Air Force shot down a Pakistani F-16 jet that had been a part of an attempt by Pakistan to intrude into Indian airspace. The intruder aircraft was shot down as India retaliated to the incursion.
The Pakistan Air Force F-16 was brought down in the Lam Valley in Nowshera sector. Furthermore, as per eyewitnesses, a parachute was seen as the Pakistani fighter jet went down.
The shooting down of the F-16 was part of the Indian Air Force's successful confronting and pushing back of Pakistani jets in two sectors of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday after an infiltration attempt into Indian airspace. Pakistan has closed its own airspace following India bringing down its fighter jet.
The incursion comes a day after the Indian Air Force had successfully eliminated terror training camps in Pakistan and PoK which were functioning with full impunity.