Asserting to spread education across Nubra valley, Congress lawmaker Deldan Namgyal Monday said that “he would break laws for good cause”.
A first time lawmaker, Namgyal was speaking during debate on grants to education sector.
Asking government to authorize Principal Leh Degree College to appoint lecturers for his constituency, Nubra lawmaker said, “those appointed by Amar Singh College Srinagar never turn up in my area. Politics works more.”
Amar Singh College is a nodal college for Kashmir and Ladakh regions to appoint teachers on contract basis on yearly basis.
“Let Leh College appoint local human resource,” he said, “it will be successful. And unemployment of our area will be taken care of as well.”
The Nubra lawmaker said that he has adopted a Higher Secondary School in Nubra. “I am spending from my pocket and will do it in future as well so as to ensure every child of my area is educated.”
He said that this school has topped in results across Leh. “But the teachers should have been given letter of appreciation which could have encouraged them but alas, they are waiting yet.”
Revealing that the education department officials don’t have vehicles so that they could move and monitor working of schools, he said, “I talked to DC concerned and told him that I will fund a vehicle from my CDF. But he said, as an MLA I can only use CDF for an Ambulance.”
“I told him: Let us Violate Law for a Good Cause,” he told the house, “and I will continue to do so because I want development of my people.” “Let officials move in an ambulance.”
Further he said that sports development in his area needs to be taken up. “Five girls who are NCC cadets scaled Mount Everest but state government has failed to felicitate him, so far,” he informed the house.
A former Sarpanch, Namgyal also said that a women team from Nubra participated in an international Ice Skating event in China. “But state government has forgotten to even recognize their contribution.”