The mountainous area of Ladakh was stated to end up being a Union Territory when the federal government of India had actually revealed their choice to bifurcate the state of Jammu and Kashmir into 2 different UTs.
The individuals of Ladakh have actually been requiring UT status for a very long time. As a part of the Jammu and Kashmir state, the Ladakh area was constantly neglected. The politics was constantly centred around Srinagar and individuals of Ladakh had actually never ever got their due in involvement, representation and in regards to funds allotment.
With the statement of the UT status for Ladakh, the area has actually been revealing its pleasure and pride at lastly having the ability to commemorate their identity, culture and language.
The statement of Ladakh’s UT status has actually catapulted its young MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal to nationwide prominence. When Namgyal roared in his historical speech in the Lok Sabha, he had actually interacted the 7 years of discomfort, effort and battle that his individuals have actually been through to lastly secure free from the clutches of Srinagar’s politics and assert their identity as a distinct area with an abundant cultural heritage.
Namgyal has actually been rejoicing with his individuals after the statement. Today he was seen dancing with the residents to mark Ladakh’s very first Independence Day after the statement of UT status.
—– ANI (@ANI) August 15, 2019
Namgyal began the day commemorating Ladakhi leaders who had actually compromised their lives in the battle for the rights of individuals of Ladakh.
On the event of Independence Day, we commemorate the martyrdom of our heroes. We paid our aspects to the 4 young heroes who set their lives upseting for the UT status for Ladakh. pic.twitter.com/lrXcgjmogs
—– Jamyang Tsering Namgyal (@MPLadakh) August 15, 2019
BJP’s National General Secretary Ram Madhav remains in Ladakh to commemorate India’s Independence Day. Together with Tsering Namgyal, Ram Madhav likewise commemorated Ladakh’s hero HH Kushak Bakula Rinpochey, the leader who had actually raised the need for the UT status of Ladakh years earlier.
HH Kushak Bakula Rinpochey was a Buddhist Lama born in the Matho branch of Ladakh’s royal household. Identified by Dalai Lama as a reincarnation of Bakula Arhat, among the famous sixteen direct disciples of Gautama Buddha, Bakula Rinpochey was a crucial figure in restoring Buddhism in Mongolia and Russia by connecting them with the neighborhood of Tibetian exiles in India.
HH Kushak Bakula Rinpochey was the Ladakhi leader who had actually securely revealed that Ladakh will stay a part of India and will never ever line up with Pakistan. He was likewise the Indian ambassador to Mongolia later on in his life and was granted the Padma Bhushan.
Independence Day events are presently underway at Leh, Kargil and a number of other parts of the area.
—– ANI (@ANI) August 15, 2019
Ladakh will be formally identified as a UT from 31st October. While Jammu and Kashmir will be a UT with assembly, Ladakh will be a UT without assembly. With its own identity far from the supremacy of Srinagar’s separatist, appeasement centric politics, Ladakh is looking forward towards days of infrastructural, financial and academic development.
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