‘Disloyalty towards nation’: Technician terminated for WhatsApp status celebrating Pakistan’s win

Jammu: An OT technician in Government Medical College at Jammu’s Rajouri district was terminated after her Watsapp status, celebrating Pakistan’s victory over India in the ICC T20 world cup on Sunday.

According to an order issued by Principal Government Medical College Dr Brij Mohan, Miss Safiya was terminated from services of OT Technician who was engaged on academic arrangement basis under SRO-24.

“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,” the order reads.

The order reads that no employee of the institution shall be allowed to be disloyal to the nation.

“And whereas, as reported by HOD Gynae and Obst., the said engage proceeded on casual leave for five days w.e.f 21-10-2021 and also failed to join her duties on expiry of said leave. And whereas no prior notice is required to be given to such an employee for gross indiscipline in her duties,” the order said.

“Now, 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,” it said—(KNO)


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