Jammu and Kashmir: Government Medical College doctor sacked over 'provocative' Facebook post

The Jammu and Kashmir government has terminated the services of the Registrar of the Government Medical College Jammu for an 'anti-govt' post on Facebook

IANS March 18, 2018 14:11:04 IST
Jammu and Kashmir: Government Medical College doctor sacked over 'provocative' Facebook post

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir government has terminated the services of the Registrar of the Government Medical College (GMC) Jammu for an "anti-government" post on Facebook, an official said on Sunday.

Jammu and Kashmir Government Medical College doctor sacked over provocative Facebook post

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Amit Kumar was sacked after he violated rules that prevent a government servant from using social media to write anti-government posts. Kumar had been appointed for three years on contract to serve at the GMC Jammu.

The official said Kumar used his Facebook account to "provoke" readers.

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