LEH, May 25: Three separate delegations from Bhimbet, Tyakshi and Aryan villages today called on Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh, Brigadier (Dr) BD Mishra (Retired), at Raj Niwas and raised various public issues. Secretary to LG, Ravinder Kumar was present in the meeting.
A delegation from Bhimbet (Kargil) led by its Councillor Syed Mohd Shah met the LG and informed the LG about the flash flood in 2022 at Yulbu village in Drass which caused damage to the irrigation channels and agricultural fields. He requested for the construction of the flood protection bund to prevent the village from floods in the future. Shah requested for the release of the funds for the construction of the protection bund at the earliest. He also raised several other issues related to his constituency and Drass sub-division, including roadway connectivity and the promotion of tourism activities.
Sarpanch Tyakshi also led a delegation to Raj Niwas. The delegation, in its meeting with the LG, raised several issues related to his constituency, viz. the sanctioning of the New Type Primary Health Centre (NTPHC) at Tyakshi, installation of the mobile tower at Thang village to improve telecommunication connectivity, etc.
Further, a delegation from Dartsik led by president, LBA Branch Aryan Valley, Tsewang Tundup called on the LG and raised several issues related to Aryan valley, including the land dispute between the people of Dartsik and Batalik, need to sanction a separate sarpanch for Dartsik village, appointment of a representative of Aryan community to LAHDC Leh and Kargil, issuance of Actual Line of Control (ALC) certificate, adoption of the culture of Aryan valley as UNESCO World Heritage; inclusion of Dardi-Arya language among the main languages of UT Ladakh; financial assistance for construction of guest houses, homestays and hotels for Buddhist pilgrims from Leh and Kargil; renovation and restoration of the centuries-old palace of Da Gaon, etc.
The LG assured all the delegations that he will look into their respective matters.