In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Indian authorities have made the government employees bound to participate in the Indian official events on 15 August Indian Independence day in the territory.
“It is impressed upon all the Head of Depart-ments to ensure that the officers/officials/employees under their control shall report at the venue by 8:30 am as a part of their official duties without fail,” reads the order issued by the authorities.
Indian army, paramilitary forces and police have ordered government employee particularly teachers to give daily details about the preparations for the Indian Independence Day and singing of India’s national anthem by the students in the territory.
The authorities have warned the father of mar-tyred youth leader Burhan Muzaffar Wan that if he did not furl Indian flag at the independence Day celebrations he would lose the job along with his fellow teachers in the school.
The Indian forces have also warned the ma-drassa teachers against not hoisting the Indian flag on the day.
Political experts have said that the Modi regime is using its army, paramilitary forces and police to silence Kashmiris’ voice of freedom.
It is worth mentioning here that the All Parties Hurriyat Conference has announced to observe In-dia’s Independence Day as Black Day in the terri-tory.—KMS