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Ladakh Instability: Why Sonam Wangchuck is protesting?

The famous Engineer from Ladakh Sonam Wangchuk is protesting against the government, claims to be put on house arrest.

Sonam Wangchuk, the leading environmentalist in Ladakh. Claimed today that the administration of the Union Territory had detained him as a result of his protest fast calling for special status for Leh. However, authorities denied any detention. Yesterday, Mr. Wangchuk said that the government was trying to “suppress” him in response to his protests. Which are against the ecological degradation of the area and unsustainable growth.

He requested authorization to demonstrate in Khardung La, according to the administration of the Union Territory.

The Ladakh administration is asking Wangchuk to sign a bond pledging not to comment on the recent events in Leh for a month. In light of recent events in Leh, which are now rife with rallies calling for special status under the Sixth Schedule of the Constitution. He is not to attend any public meetings for a month, the bond says.

How did the Protest start?

Phyang, Leh, where the night-time temperature is minus 20 degrees Celsius. Is where Mr. Wangchuk, 56, started his five-day fast on Thursday. He had previously claimed he was under house arrest.

Additionally, he tweeted a copy of what he claimed to be the bond that he was required to sign. It guarantees that for one month, he wouldn’t make any statements or take part in public meetings.

Wangchuck claimed in a recent video that Ladakh’s inclusion in Schedule 6 has been repeatedly demanded. Arjun Munda, the Union Tribal Affairs Minister, responded to his letter in early 2020. Stating that his department has “seized of the matter” and had forwarded a request to the Ministry of Home Affairs for the designation of Ladakh as a Schedule 6 territory. He highlighted this in his response.

Ladakhi leaders threatened to boycott the 2020 Ladakh Hill Council elections. However, Wangchuck claimed in this video that the Home Ministry promised them a dialogue. The Sixth Schedule issue was included in the BJP’s manifesto for both the state elections and the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. He claimed that no discussions took place, nevertheless.

Official tweet from Wangchuk:

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