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Kargil observes half-day bandh in support of Statehood, 6th Schedule

The protestors were holding placards reading ‘Save Ladakh’, ‘ Restore Democray in Ladakh’
12:24 PM Mar 20, 2024 IST | Irfan Raina
kargil observes half day bandh in support of statehood  6th schedule
Kargil observes half-day bandh in support of Statehood, 6th Schedule
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Kargil, Mar 20: A complete half-day bandh is being observed in Kargil district while as a massive protest rally was taken out in the Union Territory on Wednesday on the call of Kargil Democratic Alliance (KDA), a conglomerate representing various political, social, religious, student organizations in Ladakh, in support of their demands mainly including Statehood for Ladakh and Constitutional Safeguards under Sixth Schedule.

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As per reports a complete bandh is being observed in Kargil district with all business establishments, and other private offices closed while transport was off the roads.

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Thousands of people in Kargil gathered for the protest rally which started at Fatima Chowk to Hussaini Park Kargil. The protestors were holding placards reading ‘Save Ladakh’, ‘ Restore Democray in Ladakh’.

The leaders said that such protest will continue in future if their demands are not addressed.

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Kargil Democratic Alliance (KDA) had also expressed support to environmental activist Sonam Wangchuk's 21-day climate fast which entered 15th day on Wednesday.

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