Ladakh condemns Uri attack, pays tributes to brave hearts

By Stanzin Dasal LEH, Oct 14, 2016
As a mark of tribute to the Uri martyrs, candlelight march was carried out by the people of Leh from Leh gate to the main market on 19 September. Expressing grief and sorrow over the killing of soldiers, Dr. Nirmal Singh said, "the whole nation strongly condemns such savage acts and Pakistan has to pay for all the activities.” Strongly condemning the Uri attack, CEC, Dr. Sonam Dawa said, "The terrorist has been attacking us every time and it’s high time that Government should take some serious action against it.” Deputy CM, Dr. Nirmal Singh, Minister of Co-operative and Ladakh Affairs, Chhering Dorje, CEC, Dr. Sonam Dawa, MLA, Nawang Rigzin Jora, many other officials were present. MLA, Nawang Rigzin Jora said, “it was a barbarous savage act and I hope the government will take some strong and strict action against such act.” He further added that the elements responsible for such attacks should be dealt strictly. The Uri attack is considered as one among the deadliest attack on security forces in Kashmir. Four terrorists heavily armed attacked around 5.30 AM at Indian Army brigade headquarters in Uri, J&K on 18 September. As India mourns for the 20 soldiers of Bihar and Dogra regiment who sacrificed their life, people of Ladakh also raised strong resentment and voices against terrorism and Pakistan.