In brief: Treatment at Sunday air show insulting, says Srinagar DDC head

Head of DDC Srinagar claimed that he wasn’t “treated with proper protocol” and his chair was placed behind the junior-level government functionaries during the air show held on Sunday
An air show was held Srinagar on Sunday where DDC head was also present. (HT File Photo)
An air show was held Srinagar on Sunday where DDC head was also present. (HT File Photo)
Published on Sep 28, 2021 05:53 AM IST
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By HT Correspondents

Srinagar district development council (DDC) chairman Aftab Malik has alleged that during the airshow arranged on Sunday, he as the head of DDC Srinagar wasn’t treated with proper “protocol” and his chair was placed behind the junior-level government functionaries. Malik is a senior member of the Apni Party. Terming it ‘insulting’, he said, “This is how the representatives of people are treated.” Defence spokesperson Emron Masvi said the seating arrangement was decided by the UT government protocol division, not by the Indian Air Force. “As far as the IAF is aware, the protocol department followed the warrant of precedence strictly.”

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