Ladakh Kargil :- 23.02.2019
Committee for Finalization of Newly Created Ladakh Division Visited Kargil Ladakh
Thousands of People Welcome the Committee Making Human Chain
The Committee for Finalization of Newly Created Ladakh Division constituted by State Administrative Council under the Chairmanship of Principal Secretary (Planning & Development) Rohit Kansal was given a grand welcome by the people of Kargil by making a human chain from Iqbal Bridge to TFC Biamathang with National Flags in Hand.
The main objective of the visit was to study on the periodicity of the newly created Ladakh Division and understand and resolve the concerns of the people of Leh and Kargil districts.
The Committee Comprised with Shahid Anayatullah Commissioner Secretary Revenue, Rigzin Samphel Commissioner Secretary Tourism and Ladakh Affairs, Sugat Biswas, Divisional Commissioner Ladakh, Sheetal Nanda, Secretary Rural Development Department and Mohammad Yaqoob Yatoo, Director General Finance Department.
The committee called a meeting with LAHDC Kargil led by Chairman/Chief Executive Councillor LAHDC Kargil, Feroz Ahmad Khan and all the Executive Councillor and Councillors.
The Chief Executive Councillor welcoming the committee in Kargil thanked the Governor for taking into consideration the aspiration of the people of Kargil and amending the SRO 110 to 120 and making Ladakh Division Headquartered at both Leh and Kargil and the people which came all the way from villages despite of such a heavy snowfall to welcome the committee shows the joy of the people.
The Chairman of the Committee Rohit Kansal, thanked the people fo Kargil for giving such a warm reception despite of freezing temperature and heavy snowfall.
He told that the committee is for he development and growth of the region with fair and equitable way and the aspirations of both the district will be taken care.
The Committee for Fictionalization of Newly Created Ladakh Division also met with Joint Resistance Committee led by President Anjuman Jamiyat Ullama Isna Ashriya Kargil Sheikh Nazir Mehdi Mohammadi and Vice Chairman Imam Khomenie Memorial Trust Kargil Sheikh Bashir Shakir, comprised of all the Religious including Buddhist, Sikh, Ahlae Sunnat Wal Jamait, Anjuman Sahab Zaman, Anjuman Sofia Noor Baksha, Political and Social Organizations of Kargil.
The JRC expressed the gratitude of the People of Kargil Ladakh, for fulfilling their demand and urged upon the Committee to pay their gratitude to the Governor Satya Paul Malik.
JRC submitted a memorandum with the committee and demanded for equal share in the distribution of the Departments keeping in view the requirements of both the Districts.
They impressed upon the committee that the people of Kargil are against scraping of Article 370 and 35 A.
The Committee also called a meeting of District Officers at Conference hall Baroo and took first hand information about the power and exercise of major departments in terms of developmental schemes under District and State sector and Centrally Sponsored Schemes, and their fund flow mechanism which was led by Deputy Commissioner Kargil Vikas Kundal and the new Deputy Commissioner Kargil Baseer Ul Haq Chowdhary also attended the meeting.
Later the Councillors of Zanskar led by Executive Councillor Engineer Punchok Tashi also met with the committee and submitted a memorandum.