DC visits Drass sub-division, take stock of developmental works 

Kargil, Feb 06: Deputy Commissioner/CEO, LAHDC, Kargil, Shrikant Suse conducted tour of Drass subdivision in connection to review status of development works and snow clearance works on Srinagar-Leh Highway.

He was accompanied by Executive Engineer Mechanical, Mohd Hassan, Dy. SP Traffic, Manzoor Ahmed, Tehsildar Drass, SHO Drass, PHE Engineers and concerned BRO officers.

During the visit up to India Gate, the DC took stock of the snow clearance measures being undertaken by project Vij...

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Drass Delegation Meets LG, Demands District Status

VoL Desk, Jan. 17: The Lieutenant Governor, Ladakh, Brig. (Dr) BD Mishra called on the delegation of Drass Sub-division comprising the Councilor Rambirpora, Abdul Samad, Councillor, Bhimbat, Abdul Wahid and other members. During the meeting the delegation put forth their demand before the LG.

During the meeting the delegation requested the LG for his intervention in giving District status to Drass Sub-division. Besides, they demanded for the promotion of winter tourism; extension of days ...

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Drass Up in Arms, Demands Separate District Status

Vol Desk, Jan 12: In response to recent media reports suggesting the contemplation of creating separate districts in Ladakh for Zanskar and Nubra, the sub-division Drass has witnessed a surge in protests, demanding a separate district for their region as well.

On January 10, news circulated among the people of Ladakh that the Lieutenant Governor (LG) of Ladakh had discussed the formation of separate districts for Zanskar and Nubra with the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) before the 2024 g...

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CEC Dr Jaffar Akhoon Visits Drass, Assess Developmental Works

Kargil, Jan 09: Chairman/Chief Executive Councilor, LAHDC, Kargil, Dr Jaffer Akhoon along with senior officers visited Drass Sub Division to take assessment of various developmental and infrastructure works.

Executive Councilor Education, Zakir Hussain, ADC Kargil, Ghulam Mohi-Ud-Din Wani, Councilor Bhimbhat Abdul Samad, Councilor Upper Drass Abdul Wahid, ACD Kargil Ghulam Mohammad, ACR/CEO Kargil Development Authority A.G Zargar , CEO Kargil Mushtaq Ahmed , CMO Kargil Dr Kacho Liaqat Ali Kha...

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CEC Chairs Meeting to Review Winter Preparedness at Drass

Kargil, Dec 19: Chairman/Chief Executive Councilor, LAHDC, Kargil, Dr. Mohd Jaffer Akhoon chaired a meeting to review winter preparedness at Dak Bungalow, Drass.

The meeting was attended by Councilor Bhimbhat, Sub Divisional Magistrate Drass, Naib-Tehsildar Drass and various Sub Divisional Officers.

During the meeting, SDM Drass briefed the chair about the position of winter stocking/preparedness by the various departments and the status of Kargil- Srinagar Highway came under discussio...

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Ladakh Scouts Leh Secures LG Cup Title for Third Consecutive Time

Kargil, Oct 24, 2023: Chairman/CEC, LAHDC, Kargil, Dr Mohd Jaffer Akhoon today attended the concluding ceremony of the 3rd LG Horse Polo Cup organized by DYSSO Kargil, which concluded at Goshan Stadium Drass.

Ladakh Scouts Leh clinched the third LG Cup for the third consecutive time, securing a 4-0 victory over D’Meadows Drass.

Speaking at the event, the CEC emphasized the significance of Polo as a heritage sport and expressed his satisfaction over the substantial developments that hav...

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4th Day of 3rd LG Cup Horse Polo held successfully in Drass

Kargil, October 23, 2023: On the 4th Day of the 3rd LG Cup Horse Polo Rolling Trophy, two semi-final matches and a final match of women teams were played at International Polo Ground Goshan Drass.

The 1st Semi Final was played between Ladakh Scout and Chuchot Polo Club Leh. Ladakh Scout won the match by 06-0.

Similarly, the 2nd Semi Final was played between Animal Husbandry Leh and D’Meadows Drass. D’Meadows Drass won the match by 06-05.

The final match of women team was played betw...

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District Adm., Kargil police express sympathy with families killed in bomb blast

Kargil, August 18: District Administration and Kargil Police has expressed heartfelt condolence & sympathy with the families of the deceased who lost their lives today in blast at scrap shop in Drass. 

DC Kargil, SSP Kargil visited District Hospital Kargil Kurbathang to inquire about the condition of injured ones. DC instructed CMO Kargil to provide the best possible healthcare facilities to the injured ones. Further interim relief under Redcross funds is being provided to families of dec...

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BREAKING – Congress Councillor and Block President Syed Mohammad Shah Quit Politics

VoL Desk, August 17: Sitting Congress Councillor and Block President of the Indian National Congress, Syed Mohammad Shah from Bhimbat Drass, has tendered his resignation from the party membership, as announced in a public notice today.

However, he has not provided specific details regarding the rationale behind his decision, which comes at a crucial juncture with the upcoming 5th LAHDC Elections.

Furthermore, Shah has expressed his commitment to refrain from engaging with any politica...

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Prospect of Gurez Valley’s Connection to Kargil via Kaobal Gali Emerges

Kargil, August 15: The picturesque Gurez Valley, situated along the Line of Control and approximately 85 km from Bandipora district headquarters, is poised to receive a significant tourism boost as authorities contemplate reopening the traditional Gurez-Kargil road through Kaobal Gali. This initiative is anticipated to not only enhance tourism but also reestablish age-old connections between the two regions.

With a recent surge in tourist arrivals, the Gurez Valley presents a promising op...

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