Tourism, Culture department organize Purig-e-rGastoon at Chiktan

KARGIL, JULY 18, 2022: Department of Tourism and Culture on Sunday organized Purig-e-rGastoon (The celebration of Purgi Festival) at Chiktan Shagharan, Shakar-Chiktan Sub-division. The aim of organising this festival is to promote rural tourism.

Executive Councillor (EC), Health, LAHDC, Kargil Mohsin Ali was the chief guest on the occasion, while Secretary, Tourism & Culture, UT Ladakh, Kacho Mehboob Ali Khan was the guest of honour. Joint Director Information Department Imteeaz Kacho was...

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Bazm-e-Adab, IKMT Conducts workshop for clergyman over usage of local language

KARGIL, DECEMBER 21, 2021: Bazm-e-Adab, IKMT, Kargil organized a three days long workshop for religious preachers, and Makatib teachers on usage of mother tongue in their lectures and sermons.

The event held at Imam Khomeini tower, where Chairman IKMT Sheikh Sadiq Rajai, member Guardian Council, IKMT Asgar Ali Karbalai, Vice Chairman religious affairs, IKMT Sheikh Bashir Shakir, clergy members of Baseej e Ruhanion, and members of Bazm-e-Adab attended the opening session here on Tuesday.

The ev...

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What do Experts tell About Purigi Language?

Do you exactly remember, when Mohammad Hussain became Maa’sain, Mohammad Shah became Masha, Fatima became Fati, Sonam Dolma became Sontoma, Tsering Dorjay became Tsengdor and Mussa Ali became Musali? With the passage of time, the accent and pronunciation of many names were modified without any deliberate emphasis to change. A similar change that we see but did not remember its exact period of change is the word “Bhoti” to the Ladakhi language. Obviously, this change is not a slip in accent d...

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Purigi Cultural Understanding Workshop for Children held in Minji

KARGIL, MARCH 07, 2021: Ranthag Theatre group in collaboration with Purig Cultural and Literary Society Kargil Ladakh organised a day-long workshop on Purigi Cultural Understanding for children on Sunday, 7th March 2021 at Minjee Gound.

The theme of the workshop was ”Skad rabs-Yulrabs” means the local linguistic and heritage.

The workshop started with a Street observation of local artifact’s and architectural marvels which stands still around Minjee Gound Village of Purig Kargil.

During the obs...

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AJUIAK Demands Inclusion of Purigi as a Medium of Instruction in Schools

Kargil, February 27, 2021: The Anjuman Jamiat Ulema Isna Ashriya Kargil in a letter to the Lieutenant Governor Ladakh R K Mathur has demanded inclusion of Purigi language as medium of instruction for imparting Education at Primary level, in schools under NEP 2020.

As per an order by the Directorate of School Education UT Ladakh “various committees are being consulted for working on various tasks with regard to
implementation of the Education Policy. Whereas in the context of New Education ...

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IKMT demands inclusion of Purgi as medium of instruction in schools

Kargil, February 26, 2021: After “neglecting” the Purgi language in the task list for implementing the New Education Policy, people in Purgi majority Kargil district has once again dejected over “step motherly” treatment by the UT administration.

The Imam Khomeini Memorial Trust (IKMT) in a letter to the Lieutenant Governor Ladakh R K Mathur, has demanded recognition of Purgi as one of the language under NEP task list of Education Department UT Ladakh.

“It is learnt that in the context...

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Purigi Writers Dejected over Exclusion of Purigi in Implementation of NEP

Kargil/ February 25, 2021: The Chairman and Chief Executive Councillor LAHDC Kargil Feroz Ahmad Khan has raised objection over the exclusion of Purigi language from the task list in implementation of the newly formed National Education Policy.

The CEC raised his objection on Thursday in a letter to the Commissioner/ Secretary to Government (school Education) UT Ladakh after he received a representation from the Purigi Writers Community.

“I am in receipt of a representation from the Pur...

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