Now Technician Fired For Cheering Pak Victory

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Srinagar: A health worker in Rajouri has been terminated from government service after allegedly posting messages on social media cheering Pakistan's victory over India in international cricket last Sunday.

The employee, identified as Safiya Majeed, was engaged as an operation theatre technician in the Government Medical College and Allied Hospital in Rajouri.

"Whereas a viral video has come to the notice of undersigned from different media platforms and also from Dysp HQ, Rajouri who sent the same via WhatsApp in which Miss Safiya Majeed OT Technician, engaged and working as OT Technician in GMC & AH Rajouri seems to have posted her whatsapp status showing celebration of defeat of Indian Cricket Team against Pakistan in T-20 World Cup 2021, the activity which seems to be disloyalty towards nation," reads an order issued by the Principal, GMC Rajouri, Brij Mohan.

'Whereas no employee of this institution shall be allowed to be disloyal to the nation," the order further read. "Therefore keeping in view above facts and circumstances, it is hereby ordered that the services of Miss Safiya Majeed OT Technician engaged on Academic Arrangement Basis under SRO-24 (now read as S.O 364 dated 27-11-2020) stands terminated with immediate effect."

The termination comes days after police booked medical students in Kashmir under anti-terrorism laws, students in two Punjab colleges were faced with mob violence, and three students in Uttar Pradesh's Agra were suspended from college and arrested by the police

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