Avoid Making Ladakh, Another Kashmir; Leaders At Leh Protest Rally

SRINAGAR: Multiple associations and unions in Leh have protested over the delay in recruitments and cautioned the administration against converting Ladakh into another Kashmir, reports appearing in media said. The rally was held in Leh on Monday.

Ladakh students protesting over the delayed recruitments in the UT of Ladakh. Pic: Social Media

Thupstan Chhewang, the senior-most leader from Leh is reported to have “warned the UT Administration to fulfill the unemployed youth demands at earliest failing which the apex body will hold mega protest in Ladakh by mobilizing entire Ladakh in coming days”. He has said that the people of Ladakh had high hope that the problems they were facing in the erstwhile Jammu and Kashmir state would get solved after the creation of the UT of Ladakh State but nothing much has been done till date.

The rally has demanded early permanent recruitment process must start quickly.

The protest was primarily arranged by All Ladakh Unemployed Youth Association (ALUYA) and various other local groups and associations had supported the initiative. The peaceful rally had started from NDS ground and concluded at Polo Ground where leaders made speeches. Those who spoke to the gathering included Anjuman Imamiya president Ashraf Ali Barcha, Anjuman Moin-Ul-Islam president Dr Abdul Qayum, LEAF coordinator Lobzang Spaldan, and other student leaders. Some of the student leaders including ALUYA president Tuntdup Thinles criticized the BJP MP skipping the meeting related to the future generation, especially on the jobs front.

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