Hill Council, Leh felicitates State Awardees

By Reach Ladakh Correspondent Leh, Jan 30, 2019
Leh :

The state awardees in the field of literature and sports, Tsering Wangdus Lonpo, Writer/Translator and Women Ice Hockey team of Leh were given an official reception by Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, Chairman/CEC, LAHDC, Leh on January 28 at Council Secretariat.

Hill Council, Leh also congratulated and appreciated veteran Physician Dr. Tsering Norboo Spituk for achieving Padma Shree award and Sherine Fatima, Balti folk singer for State award.

Jamyang Tsering Namgyal counted the remarkable contribution of Dr. Norboo in the field of medicine during in-service as well as after the retirement. He said that people of Ladakh are lucky to have such a great physician.

Highlighting the contribution of Tsering Wangdus in Ladakhi literature, he said that one of the uniqueness of his writings and poetry is the use of simple Ladakhi language with local flavor which one can easily understand.

He also lauded the Women Ice Hockey team of Leh who despite many challenges represented India at the international level bringing name and fame for entire Ladakh.

Speaking on the occasion, Tsering Wangdus extended gratitude to the LAHDC, Leh for the honour. He appealed youths of Ladakh to come forward in the field of literary with knowledge in Bhoti.