Principal alleged disrespect to national anthem by ACR Kishtwar
KISHTWAR,OCT 12: District President of the Peoples Democratic Students Union Kishtwar injured in a clash in the premises of Government Higher Secondary School , boys Kishtwar here today . Reports said that one group of the students of the school were protesting against the Assistant Revenue Commissioner , Kishtwar who according to them disrespected the national anthem when he visited the school during morning prayer for inspection and students try to take out a protest march out of the school gate but Police reached the spot and in the meantime district president PDP student wing Kishtwar Mudasir Ahanger also reached the school premises and try to pacify the agitating students but in the meantime some students allegedly started stone throwing in which he sustained injury in his head and face and was admitted in District Hospital Kishtwar where after first aid he was discharged .Talking to this media person PDSU president alleged that ABVP activists attack him with stones and said all allegations on ACR Kishtwar are false as during his visit to school some teachers were absent . However Principal of the Govt Hr Sec School Pray Lal Bhagat along with school staff alleged that ACR Kishtwar disrespected the national anthem when he visited the school in the morning d . “We cannot allow anybody to disrespect the national anthem. Govt should constitute a committee to probe ”,he demanded . He also threatened to launch an lengthy agitation if no action was taken against the ACR Kishtwar and also refuted the allegations of any clash in the school premises . Meanwhile a meeting of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad Kishtwar City Unit was held under the leadership of City President Ajeet Rathore and City Secretary Nitesh Bhandari. In this meeting ABVP Higher Secondary School Boys unit President Abhishek Bhandari and others also remain present. In this meeting Abhishek said that during morning assembly in Govt. Higher Secondary School Boys when national anthem was being sung, Assistant Commissioner Revenue of District Kishtwar arrived at school and without caring about the national anthem code he enter the principal office with his team violating the supreme court guidelines. He said that being a responsible person each citizen of nation should respect nation and its icons, whether it may be national flag or national anthem but ACR Kishtwar disrespect the national anthem. After the completion of morning assembly students hit a peaceful protest against the disrespectful behavior of ACR for National Anthem and demanded DC kishtwar to take a strict action against ACR. Students said that if a district level administrative officer behaves like this then what can we expect from a common man. While students were protesting SHO Police Station Kishtwar arrived and intervene in the matter, where SHO Kishtwar misbehaved with students and starts a Lathicharge on students. In this lathicharge several Students and Teachers of a school receives injuries. ABVP Kishtwar unit condemn this act of Police and demands from the Deputy Commissioner to intervne in this matter and take a strict action against SHO and other police officer’s who are involved in lathicharge on students and also demands a strict action against ACR Kishtwar who disrespect the national anthem and misbehaves with teachers in school. ABVP Kishtwar HSS Boys President also alleged that many ABVP activist injured in Police Laticharge said that we are giving two days time to administration to take action against SHO and ACR otherwise on Monday we students will boycott the classes and close all the schools of Kishtwar City and call a protest demonstration. DDC Kishtwar Angraz Singh Rana when contacted said he is investigating the matter.