North Korea is a totalitarian state that operates under a set of norms that differs from the rest of the world. The garden labourers are the target of Kim’s rage this time. Their supreme commander has a reputation for making irrational and frequently unexpected choices.
It’s a well-known truth that the country conceals many secrets and has strange rules to say the least.
While the previous regulations have long been a source of debate, several recent news judgments and announcements have perplexed netizens.
To commemorate the tenth anniversary of former leader Kim Jong Il’s death, North Korea banned civilians from laughing, drinking, or going grocery shopping for 11 days in December 2021.
According to accounts, government officials urged the population not to exhibit any shows of jubilation while North Korea remembers his death. “We must not consume alcohol, joke, or indulge in recreational activities during the mourning time,” a North Korean from the northeastern border city of Sinuiju told Radio Free Asia (RFA).
Kim is said to have sent a bunch of gardeners to labour camps because their flowers didn’t bloom, according to another weird piece of news from the authoritarian state.
The North Korean dictator is claimed to have made the choice after learning that the ‘Kimjongilia’ Begonia would not blossom in time to commemorate the former leader’s birthday, according to sources.
Kim Jong-il is commemorated with the ‘Kimjongilia’ Begonias, often known as the ‘immortal flower.’ If they had flowered sooner, the flowers would’ve been a centrepiece for a celebration on 16 February.
Han, the manager of a greenhouse where Kimilsungias and Kimjongilias are grown, was recently sentenced to six months in a labour camp.
Last month, Han was reportedly given orders to prepare flowers for an exhibition commemorating the Day of the Sun (North Korea’s founder Kim Il-birthday) sung’s and the Day of the Shining Star. The flowers, on the other hand, did not bloom in time.
Han and his crew of gardeners were unable to blossom the flowers on time due to a lack of firewood. Following the announcement, the crew was accused of shirking their responsibilities.
More than 30 years ago, a Japanese botanist named Kamo Mototeru produced Kimjongilias.
In 1988, it was Kim Jong-birthday. il’s The temperature and humidity of greenhouses must be carefully and routinely maintained during the blooming period.