Russian administration of Simferopol District decided to provide "crowd scene" at the festival "Hederlez" and under threat of dismissal obliged heads of state institutions and enterprises to take their employees out to the festival, and directors of educational establishments – their students. Deputy Chairman оf Mejlis Nariman Dzhelialov reported it on his Facebook page.
"That's how they will provide crowd on the "national" holiday. Heads of state institutions and enterprises will will take their employees, even children, out against signature, threaten with dismissal or other punishments. For organizers of the festival is important not to forget, not shoot "view from above", otherwise it is somehow inconvenient", – Dzhelialov wrote.
It is said in the order, that such steps are taken to "consolidate Crimean society, promotion of culture, customs and traditions of Crimean Tatar people".