Congress MP Rahul Gandhi today issued an adjournment notice in the Lok Sabha, saying the party wanted to raise the issue to discuss “Addition of Ladakh to state status in Schedule VI of the Indian Constitution”.
Speaking to reporters at the Parliament House, Rahul Gandhi said, “I wanted to raise the issue of Ladakh and the struggle of my brothers and sisters there for their rights and statehood. They get what they pay for. “
“Unfortunately, the government did not allow us to raise this issue. I would like to send a message to the people of Ladakh that we are with you and we are going to raise your issue,” he added.
In his notice to Ladakh, Rahul Gandhi said, “Form a committee of stakeholders, including members of the Le Apex Body and the Kargil Democratic Alliance (KDA), to consider their demands and take urgent action to ensure unrestricted access to pasture. Lands within traditionally accessible border areas.”
The Lok Sabha was adjourned till 2 pm due to the influx of opposition parties.
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