MHA Ladakh Meeting: Sub-Committee Formed by LAB, KDA; Hunger Strike Abandoned with Next Meeting Scheduled

VoL Desk, Feb. 19: Following a crucial meeting between the leaders of Apex Body Leh and the Kargil Democratic Alliance with the high-powered committee of the Union Home Ministry in Delhi today, Ladakh leaders have decided to cancel their planned hunger strike set for February 20.

The leaders collectively agreed to establish a joint sub-committee to delve into the specifics of the issues and further engage in discussions with the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).

Another meeting has been...

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Karbalai Responds to MP Ladakh’s Statement on Four-Point Agenda

VoL Desk, Feb. 15: In response to the statement made by the MP of Ladakh regarding the draft submitted to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Co-Chairman of the Kargil Democratic Alliance, Haji Asgar Ali Karbalai, emphasized that the content of the Ladakh leader’s draft is transparent and well-known to all, consisting of a four-point agenda. He highlighted that this agenda has been reiterated at public rallies, discussed in numerous meetings with the MHA, and outlined in press releases.

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“Leh Chalo Andolan”: Ladakh Unites for Urgent Safeguard

VoL Desk, Jan. 28: In a press conference convened by the Leh Apex body, a significant call for the “Leh Chalo Andolan” on February 3, 2024, was made to safeguard the interests of Ladakh. Expressing their dissatisfaction with the periodic meetings with the Ministry of Home Affairs, both the Leh Apex Body and KDA jointly announced the commencement of the “Leh Chalo Andolan.”

During the press conference, Tsering Lakrok disclosed that the demonstration is scheduled to commence at 10:00 am fr...

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Controversy Erupts in Ladakh as Government Renames Health Centers to “Ayushman Arogya Mandir”

Kargil, Jan. 27: In response to the directive from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, to rebrand medical aid centers/health and wellness centers as “Ayushman Arogya Mandir,” various political parties and religious organizations, including Indian National Congress, IKMT, JUAIK, Ladakh Buddhist Association, and Anjuman-e-Imam Zaman Sankoo, have expressed their discontent.

The District Congress Committee, Leh, stated in a press conference that the decision to re...

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Ladakh Leaders Left Unsatisfied: Ministry of Home Affairs Offers No Assurances on Key Demands

VoL Desk, November 04: The Ladakh leaders, comprised of seven members each from the Apex Body Leh and Kargil Democratic Alliance, convened with the Ministry of Home Affairs in Delhi on Monday.

In an interview, Chhering Dorjey Lakruk stated that while the MHA attentively heard their demands and grievances, the meeting cannot yet be deemed a success as there is no assurance to fulfill their requests. Although the MHA pledged to engage in further discussions, a concrete timeline for the sub...

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Union Home Ministry Invites Ladakh Leaders for Crucial Talks

VoL Desk, Nov. 24: Reliable sources have indicated that the Kargil Democratic Alliance (KDA) and the Leh Apex Body (LAB) received invitations from the Union Ministry of Home Affairs to discuss crucial issues concerning Ladakh once again.

Reports initially suggested that leaders from these organizations in the two Ladakh districts would be summoned to Delhi only after the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) Kargil elections. However, a meeting is now slated for December 4 to...

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Ind. Councilors Declare Unconditional Support for KDA’s Agenda, Current LAHDC

VoL Desk, Oct. 23: In a letter addressed to the Chairman/Chief Executive Councilor of LAHDC, Kargil, Councillor Barsoo, Gh. Mohammad Ansary, and Councillor G M Pore, Syed Ali expressed their unwavering support for the Kargil Democratic Alliance’s agenda and the current coalition government formed by the National Conference and Congress.

As elected Councilors for the 5th LAHDC, Kargil, representing Gund Mangal-Pore and Barsoo Constituency, we affirm our commitment to the Kargil Democratic...

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Ladakh Delegation Meets Home Ministry to Discuss Four-Point Agendas and Ladakh Committee Composition

Kargil, June 19, 2023: A high-powered delegation representing the Leh Apex Body (LAB) and Kargil Democratic Alliance (KDA) held a crucial meeting with the Home Ministry in Delhi today, said Co-Chairman, KDA, Haji Asgar Ali Karbalai.

The delegation deliberated on Ladakh’s four-point agendas and discussed the composition of the Ladakh committee to facilitate ongoing talks with the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).

The meeting witnessed the presence of esteemed attendees, including Minister...

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Leh Apex Body Announces Delegates for Talks on Ladakh Issues with Central Government

VoL Desk, June 14: In response to the Ministry of Home Affairs’ call for talks on Ladakh issues, the Leh Apex Body held a press conference to announce the delegates who will represent the region in discussions with the Central Government. Chairman of the Apex Body, Thupstan Chewang, revealed the names of the representatives during the conference.

According to Chewang, the delegates from the Leh Apex Body will include Tsering Dorjay Lakruk, Vice President of LBA (Ladakh Buddhist Associatio...

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KDA Deliberates Statehood and Sixth Schedule Demands as Central Government Considers Empowering LAHDCs

VoL Desk, May 15: The Kargil Democratic Alliance convened a crucial meeting today at the Tourist Facilitation Centre in Kargil to address the pressing issue of Statehood and Sixth Schedule for Ladakh, according to reliable sources.

After a comprehensive hour-long discussion on the future course of action, the leaders opted against holding a press conference and refrained from engaging with media personnel who sought interviews after the meeting.

The timing of this meeting is significan...

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