Government of Jammu & Kashmir General Administration Department
November 23, 2023

This is an order terminating a teacher, Farooq Ahmad Butt, without any charge or due process.  Reports indicate that Farooq, appointed in 2005 as a teacher, was terminated because his brother, Mohammad Amin, is an armed resistance fighter in the Kashmiri movement for self-determination  

Topics: change in laws in force, violation of international humanitarian law, violation of right to work, violation of economic rights, violation of freedom of belief, denial of due process, failure of the rule of law, imposing sanctions for defending human rights, collective punishment


The Lieutenant Governor is satisfied...that the activities of Mr. Farooq Ahmad Butt, Teacher (RReT) in GMS Kathawa, Doda S/o Dawood Butt R/o Kathwa Tehsil Pahgsoo District Doda are such as to warrant his dismissal from service...under sub-clause (c) of the proviso to clause (2) of Article 311 of the Constitution of India that in the interest of the security of the State, it is not expedient to hold an enquiry in the case...Accordingly, the Lieutenant Governor hereby dismisses Mr. Farooq Ahmad Butt, Teacher.

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October 2021

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