Surge in Stray Dog Population in Baroo Village Raises Concerns among Residents

VoL Desk, May 09: Residents of Baroo village adjacent to Kargil town are distressed by the surge in the number of stray dogs, causing damage to crops and instilling fear in children, according to villagers today.

The Constituency Councillor, Sheikh Ghulam Mehdi, along with the villagers of upper Baroo, gathered at the Baroo Khankah, village centre to raise their concerns with the media.

Speaking to Voice of Ladakh, an elderly woman expressed her worry that the increasing number of do...

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State Legal Service Authority Member Secretary discusses legal and social issues with LG Ladakh

VoL Desk, April 07: Hon’ble Lt. Gov Brig (Dr) BD Mishra discussed with State Legal Service Authority Member Secretary Spalzes Angmo about legal and social issues in Ladakh, including a recent case under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act in Leh, during a meeting held recently.

The Lt. Governor was apprised that a Special Court under the Act is ensuring speedy trial of the said case.

Additionally, the meeting also highlighted the increasing number of dog-bite c...

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DC Santosh chairs meeting on measures to control Stray Dog Menace in Kargil

Kargil April 06, 2023: Deputy Commissioner/CEO, LAHDC, Kargil Santosh Sukhadeve today chaired a meeting in his officer chamber to discuss stray dog menace in the district.

During the meeting, DC Santosh took a detailed assessment of the issue with regard to the population of dogs and dog bite cases in the district.

Deputy Commissioner directed the concerned officers to constitute a committee and meticulously deal with the issue in accordance with the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Ac...

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79-year-old woman killed by stray dogs in Zanskar

VoL Desk, March 25: According to a press release by DIPR Zanskar, a 79-year-old woman named Tsering Kunzess was killed by stray dogs earlier today.

The incident occurred between 7 AM to 8 AM in the morning, when the dogs attacked and bit her near her old residential house. The victim was living alone with no family members.

The local authorities, including the Sub Divisional Magistrate and Station House Officer Zanskar, have rushed to the site and taken the dead body under police cust...

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Ladakh Admin to control stray dogs through Mission Mode Campaign

Leh, 07 Feb: The issue of stray dogs has been a constant and rising concern in Ladakh despite the various initiatives implemented and underway since the past years.

In this regard, Secretary Ravinder Kumar called a meeting with all stakeholders to discuss and develop means and measures for tackling the menace caused by stray dogs including threat to life, in a constructive and time-bound manner.

Dr. Tsewang Dorjey, Technical Officer, Department of Animal/Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries t...

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