Leh: Nasir Hussain Zaidi, Media Secretary, BJP Unit Kargil, called on the Lieutenant Governor, Brigadier (Dr) BD Mishra (Retd), at the Lieutenant Governor’s Secretariat. Secretary to LG, Ravinder Kumar, IAS, was present in the meeting.
Zaidi raised the need for additional playgrounds in Kargil town. He informed that Khree Sultan Chow Sports Stadium, Kargil allocated by the District Administration Kargil for conducting sports events is reserved for government events and fewer sports events are conducted at the ground.
He requested the LG that the ground should be reserved for sports events. He also requested the LG to build additional playgrounds in Kargil town.
Zaidi apprised the LG of the distribution of agricultural land at Kurbathang, Kargil and informed that some households of Balti Bazar Kargil have not allocated the land at Kurbathang.
He requested the LG to review the distribution of land among the households. He also informed the LG that Manzoor Hussain, working as Orderly at DC Office, Kargil have not received his salary for the last three years.
The LG suggested Zaidi to discuss the matter of Khree Sultan Chow Sports Stadium, Kargil with LAHDC, Kargil. He said that delimitation of both Municipal Committees will be conducted and the issue of allotment of land will be solved post-delimitation exercise.
The LG inquired about the salary issue of Manzoor Hussain with the Deputy Commissioner, Kargil.
A delegation of Watch and Ward (Mali) working in the Forest Department led by its President Shri Mohd Baqir called on LG at Lieutenant Governor’s Secretariat. Secretary to LG, Ravinder Kumar, IAS, was present in the meeting.
Baqir informed the LG that they have been working as Watch and Ward (Mali) in Forest Department for the last two decades. He informed the LG that they are given a salary of Rs 750 per month and requested the enhancement of their wages.
The LG said that a committee has been constituted to look into the issues of contractual workers/daily wagers working in different departments of UT Ladakh. He assured the delegates that the UT Administration would take necessary action based on the recommendations of the Committee.
- December 5, 2023