STATE TIMES NEWS NEW DELHI: A joint delegation of eminent leaders representing various religious and ethnic groups of Leh and Kargil districts of Ladakh led by MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal met Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Speaker Lok Sabha Om Birla, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Minister of State for Home Affairs, G Kishan Reddy in New Delhi. On behalf of people of Ladakh, the delegation expressed heartfelt gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and all other prominent leaders of BJP and NDA Government for abrogation of Articles 370 and 35A and fulfilling the 71 years long pending and most genuine demand of people by granting Union Territory status to Ladakh. During the meeting with the top leadership of Modi Government, Ladakh delegation discussed various issues pertaining to Ladakh. The delegation comprised of Thiksay Khanpo Rinpoche, former Member of Parliament (RS) Ladakh; Gyal P Wangyal, Chairman/CEC, LAHDC Leh; Phuntsok Stanzin, Executive Councillor, LAHDC Leh; Mohd Ali Chandan, Executive Councillor, representing LAHDC Kargil; Haji Anayat Ali, Former Chairman, Legislative Council J&K; P T Kunzang, President, Ladakh Buddhist Association (LBA) Leh; Ashraf Ali (Barcha), President, Anjuman-e-Imamia Association, Leh; Lama Shadup Chamba, President, Ladakh Gonpa Association (LGA), Leh; Abdul Qayum, President, Anjuman-Moin-Ul-Islam, Leh; Dechen Cheemga, President, Christian Association, Leh, T Chostar, President, Zanskar Buddhist Association (ZBA), Kargil, Mosin Ali, Councillor, LAHDC Kargil, Stanzin Lhakpa, Councillor, LAHDC Kargil, Dorjey Angchuk, District, President, Tashi Gyalson, Vice President and Nawang Samstan General Secretary of BJP Leh. Dispelling rumours spread in social media about not consulting leaders of Kargil and political parties of Ladakh, Namgyal said, “I, along with all the leaders who are present in this delegation, have personally made phone calls to Feroz Khan, Chairman/CEC, LAHDC Kargil, Hassan Khan National Conference Leader and Former Member of Parliament, Sheikh Nazir Mehdi Mohammadi, (Chairman, Joint Action Committee, Kargil) President, Islamia School Kargil and Mohd Ali Majaz, District President BJP from Kargil District and Former Minister, Nawang Rigzin Jora, Congress leaders and Former Minister from Leh and invited them well on time but all of them failed to attend the meeting for their personal reasons”.
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