Ladakh, Noted environmentalist and Magsaysay award winner Sonam Wangchuk of Ladakh has said that he is feeling insecure since Ladakh became a Union Territory. Sonam Wangchuk said that Ladakh cannot remain under Governor’s rule permanently. Significantly, Sonam Wangchuk fasted with the demand of protecting the interests of Ladakh by making the Sixth Schedule of the Constitution effective, drawing attention to the threat to the environment due to the melting of glaciers. Which ended on Tuesday after five days.
“Attempts are being made to sow the seeds of extremism in a peaceful area”
Sonam Wangchuk who was once said to be a strong supporter of PM Modi. Even when Article 370 was removed in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, he welcomed it happily. Sonam Wangchuk, an engineer by profession and climate activist, said that it now feels like the administration in Ladakh is “trying hard to sow the seeds of extremism”.
Sonam Wangchuk who has completed his ‘climate fast’ at his institute – Himalayan Institute of Alternative Ladakh, says that looking at the current situation in Ladakh, he now feels that Ladakhi will be a part of the pre-2019 state of Jammu and Kashmir. were in a better position as part of the
Allegations of harassing the administration
Sonam Wangchuk said that I have been asked to sign a bond. Three innocent teachers of my school have been taken to the police station. So that they force me to sign the bond. LG sahab is adopting these tactics. At this juncture, I would say that LG sir, you are trying hard to sow the seeds of militancy in peaceful Ladakh. The way the youth have been kept jobless and they are being suppressed, this can happen.
Remember we will not let this happen, I never thought I would say this, but I am saying we were better off with Jammu and Kashmir than the union territory we have today. I would also say that our tomorrow’s UT will be better and golden.