Srinagar: The government on Thursday asked all the officers above the rank of Under Secretaries to attend the 15 August Celebration at the Sher-i-Kashmir Cricket Stadium in Srinagar.
A circular issued by the government said, “Independence Day (15 August) is an important national event celebrated on 15 August each year. It is the duty of every government servant to attend the function which commemorates an important turning point in the history of our Nation.”
“All the officers above the rank of Under Secretaries in the Union territory stationed at SrinagarIJammu are therefore enjoined upon to attend the main function of the Independence Day Celebration, 2020 at the Sher-i-Kashmir Cricket Stadium, Sonawar, SrinagarJParade Ground, Jammu respectively, as part of their official duty,” it said, adding, “Any absence will be with prior permission of their immediate superior. All the Administrative Secretaries, Heads of the Departments, Managing Directors/Chief Executives of the Public Sector Undertakings are requested to ensure that all officers/officials working under their administrative control, and stationed at Srinagar/Jammu, attend the function at their respective places,” the order reads.