Hill Council Leh settles Pangong issue

Dy Chairman LAHDC Leh and others visiting Pangong area.
Dy Chairman LAHDC Leh and others visiting Pangong area.

Excelsior Correspondent

LEH, Aug 20: LAHDC Leh has amicably settled the two years old land dispute aroused along the Pangong lake area in the wake of encroaching the area by the locals residing along the Pangong lake and following the order of Supreme Court to remove illegal tourism related units on the banks of the lake.
The issue was resolved during an important meeting held in connection with Pangong rehabilitation under the chairmanship of CEC/ Chairman LAHDC, Leh Gyal P Wangyal at Council Secretariat, which was attended by Tsering Sandup, Dy Chairman LAHDC, Leh; Phuntsog Stanzin EC (Agri); Mumtaz Hussain EC ( Minority ); Konchok Stanzin EC (Education); Chering Dorje (Ex-MLC); Sachin Kumar DC/CEO LAHDC, Leh and Rigzin Spalgon, SDM Durbuk.
To convey the decision taken by the Council regarding Pangong rehabilitation to the people of Pangong area, the Deputy Chairman LAHDC, Leh Tsering Samdup, EC Education Stanzin Konchok, SDM Durbuk Rigzen Spalgon and Tehsildar Durbuk today visited the Pangong area and apprised people about the decision taken in their interest.
As per the Council decision, all those residents, whose names were not included in the list of beneficiaries who received plot at either Lukung or Spangmik need to be verified by Revenue Department. Revenue Department shall identify sites in case required. The concern Sarpanch i.e, Maan- Pangong A&B shall be provided 5 kanals of land each with the condition that they, must further lease out the land to resettle camps owners from Durbuk Sub Division whose camps were demolished during anti-encroachment drive.
The cancelled Nautor of Spangmic village may be changed into Abadi Deh as per the Land Revenue Act. Further, the cancelled Nautor land available after changing into Abadi Deh shall be allotted back to respective villagers under the Nautor provision subject to fulfilling of all the condition under Nautor. The Revenue Department shall monitor for at least 3 years for compliance of condition under Nautor.
The team accompanied by BMO Tangtse Dr Norboo Wangchuk also inspected the newly built medical sub centre of Spangmik and Primary Health Centre Tangtse. The team also visited Residential Higher Secondary School Tharuk. Dy Chairman and EC Education directed SDM Tangtse to submit a detailed report of the damage to school building and assured the speedy repair.