Gyal P Wangyal, CEC, Hill Council, Leh along with MP, Jamyang Tsering Namgyal during the land distribution.
830 kanal rSrongpey Rantak land was allotted among 98 families of Stakna village on July 7.
Gyal P Wangyal, CEC, Hill Council, Leh; MP, Jamyang Tsering Namgyal and Councillor Martselang, Stanzin Chosphel, Goba, Sarpanch, and members of land distribution committee Stakna were present.
Gyal P Wangyal expressed happiness over land allotment in favour of Stakna village and termed the day a historic one for the village. The land allotment was one of the oldest demands of the village.
He applauded the efforts of MP Ladakh and Councillor Martselang, Stanzin Chosphel for vigorously following the land distribution case for many years. Also, he appreciated the dedicated efforts of revenue staff headed by Tehsildar Leh, Sonam Gurmet and Naib Tehsildar Chushot, Mustaq Ahmad, and land distribution committee Stakna.
Also, he urged upon the people to make the fullest use of the allotted land by converting it into a green patch in the shortest possible time. He assured all possible support from Hill Council Leh in providing irrigation and other required facilities.
Jamyang Tsering Namgyal thanked 5th LAHDC, Leh led by CEC, Gyal P Wangyal for fulfilling this long-pending demand. He said that such a remarkable decision by Hill Council Leh initiated by area Councillors and land distribution committee Stakna village will be cherished and remembered by the coming generations of Stakna village. He urged upon the villages to make the best use of the allotted land and said that projects like MODI will also prove beneficial for such land.
Highlighting some major achievements of Stakna village including completion of the bridge over Indus river connecting Stakna village, he said that about ₹ 1 crore is proposed under SDP for providing drinking water facilities to the village.