LEH, Apr 15: Former CEC and Congress party candidate for the Ladakh Parliamentary constituency, Rigzin Spalbar said that unity between Leh and Kargil regions would be among his topmost priorities as the Member Parliament.
“My priority will be my sincere efforts to bring unity between Leh and Kargil regions and after going to the Parliament, I will raise the issues of entire Ladakh in the House forcefully, which has not been done till today,” said Spalbar after filing his nomination today. He was accompanied by Congress senior leader and former minister Nawang Rigzin Jora, ex-MLAs Tsering Samphel and Deldan Namgyal along with large number of Congress workers.
Seeking vote for Congress party, Spalbar said that people should weigh the candidates’ experience and achievement in the past without believing on false promises and monetary benefit. He added that Congress party’s ideology is based on Indian Constitution and people have full faith in the same.
Speaking about UT, Bhoti language and Kailash Mansarvor road demands, Spalbar said that Congress will not promise to fulfil these demands during election but surely make efforts for the same. He added that Ladakh has enough natural resources not only to make itself sustainable but also has the potential to make it as highest per capita income region in the country and MP can play vital role to make best use of natural resources.
He also appealed the people not to forget the contribution of Congress party in granting Hill Council and ST status to Ladakh. He Claimed that Congress party had vision to groom the youth to make them the future leader by sharing the experiences of seniors r whereas in other parties, youth come forward by ignoring and sideling the senior leaders.
The Congress candidate also highlighted the issues of Ladakh common people, farmers, transporters, ex-servicemen and students, who, he alleged, are facing problem due to shortage of ration, LPG cylinders and sky rocking airfare due to bad policies of Government.