Srinagar, Nov 12:
For different government departments, Jammu and Kashmir is still a state with
its own flag.
Satya Pal Malik is still shown as Governor on the official website of
Directorate of Health Services, Kashmir.
recently appointed as Governor of Goa while Girish Chandra Murmu took over as
Lieutenant Governor of J&K on October 31.
On August 5,
Centre abrogated Article 370 and from November 1, the state was officially bifurcated
into two union territories, Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh.
displayed on the General Administration Department website shows erstwhile
J&K’s state flag on the civil secretariat Srinagar. The state that was governed through its own
constitution has lost legal status and the state flag.
The websites of
the Jammu Kashmir Power Development Department and State Electricity Regularly
Commission have neither been updated and nor its old information has been
In fact websites
of most of the departments are either not updated or defunct.
Take for instance
the website of Legal Metrology Department has not been updated for months.
Similarly, departments like Social Welfare Department, Forest, Health, Medical
Education, Industries and Commerce have not been updated for months neither the
outdated information has been removed from the websites.
Jammu and Kashmir
Government Spokesperson Rohit Kansal said he will take up the issue with
concerned departments for updating official websites.