The Chairman/CEC, LAHDC Leh, Advocate Tashi Gyalson, today convened an important meeting at the Council Secretariat, Leh, with the officials of the Indian Army to review the prevailing issues due to ongoing tension at the border, especially restrictions on the traditional grazing and objections on developmental activities in the border regions of Leh Ladakh.
Concerned Councillors, BDC Chairpersons and village representatives of the border regions of Leh put forth their grievances during the meeting and seeks immediate interventions from both parties so that developmental activities do not suffer in the border regions. Reacting to restrictions on traditional grazing lands in the Changthang region, army officials requested the locals to cooperate with the Army until the border situation is back to normal.
“The Army also assured to assist them in carrying out necessary developmental activities in the border villages. Taking stock of grievances and issues of border regions, the Army assured to take the matter with their higher authorities to address it at the earliest. CEC Gyalson appreciated the officials of the Indian Army and the locals for guarding the border areas. He expressed hoped to resolve the grievances arising due to lack of communication would be from the collective effort of the local Council and the Indian Army” stated an official statement.
DC/CEO LAHDC Leh, Shrikant Suse; Executive Councillor for Animal/Sheep/Councillor Tangste, Tashi Namgyal Yakzee; Executive Councillor for Minority Affairs/Councillor Turtuk, Ghulam Mehdi Ashoor; Major General Akash Kaushik, Colonel Ajay Londhe, Major Pratik Singh Rao and Captain Mayank Bisht from the Indian Army, Councillor Chushul, Konchok Stanzin; Councillor, Nyoma, Ishey Spalzang; Councillor Korzok, Karma Namdak; Nominated Councillor, Ven Konchok Tsephel; BDC Chairpersons of Nyoma, Rupsho, Durbuk; Nambardar/Sarpanch of Demjok and Tsaga took part in the meeting.