The Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh, R K Mathur paid tribute to the former CEC, LAHDC, Leh Late Dr Sonam Dawa by lighting the holy butter lamp on his 3rd Death Anniversary during a function held at Distkit-Tsal Park, Leh which was named after him.
Speaking on the occasion, the Lt. Governor said, “Though I didn’t have the chance to meet him, I salute this nobleman, an able administrator and a visionary leader who dedicated his entire life for the welfare of the people and long term development of Ladakh.” He expressed his sympathy and appreciation to the family members for bearing this irreparable loss which he said will be remembered forever.
LG Mathur said that having achieved the status of union territory for Ladakh, it would be the true tribute and respect to Late Dr Dawa to fulfil the dream he and the people have seen for Ladakh. He said that both administration and political institutions are working towards delivering better services to ensure growth and development of Ladakh.
CEC, LAHDC, Leh Tashi Gyalson, Dy. Chairman Tsering Angchuk, His Eminence Palga Rinpoche, Executive Councilors, Councilors, former MP Ladakh Thupstan Chhewang, former CEC, LAHDC, Leh Gyal P Wangyal, family members and relatives were present on the occasion.