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Various delegations meet Governor in Nubra

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LEH, JULY 23: Governor Satya Pal Malik, who is on a two-day visit to Nubra Valley in Leh district since yesterday, met various delegations on the first day of his visit.

Governor met delegations of LAHDC, Leh; Ladakh Amchi Sabha and public representatives of Nubra Sub-division at Diskit, Nubra.

The CEC, LAHDC, Leh, submitted a memorandum concerning the long pending issues of Nubra sub-division to Governor. He expressed gratitude to the Governor for his second visit to the district within a month’s time and requested him to take necessary action in resolving the issues of Nubra Valley. The delegation demanded creation of separate district for Nubra; making the Nubra Development Authority functional by creating the required posts; timely completion of Shatse Taknak and Udmaru Bridges in Nubra; upgradation of Middle Schools of Chalungkha and Gunesthang Bogdang to High Schools; sanctioning of special economic/financial/employment package to Turtuk block and issuance of Actual Line of Control (ALC) certificates etc.

The public representatives of Nubra Sub Division made a request for allocation of funds for construction of Nubra Yatri Niwas at Skampari, Leh.

The delegation of Ladakh Amchi Sabha requested Governor for amendment of section 16(2-A) of Jammu and Kashmir Ayurvedic, Unani, Sowa Rigpa (Amchi), Yoga and Naturopathy Practitioners Act, 1959 to allow traditional Sowa-Rigpa practitioners to register under the Act.

The Delegation from Turtuk demanded for a Women College in Turtuk. Sarpanches and Nambarders of Nubra also demanded creation of a separate district for Nubra.

Governor gave a patient hearing to the demands and problems of the locals and assured that these would be duly examined and addressed on priority.

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