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Thursday, February 3, 2011

Press statement issued by BJP National Spokesperson & MP Shri Tarun Vijay

Zanskar's delegation meets Gadkari- BJP to take up the issue with Human Rights commission

BJP to take up Zanskar’s issue nationwide- Zanskar- a victim of J&K’s vote bank politics –grave danger to national security ignored by Omar

A high level delegation from the border area of Zanskar met BJP President Shri Nitin Gadkari today under the leadership of Shri Tarun Vijay, M.P (R.S) to submit a memorandum about the atrocious injustices meted out to them by Srinagar’s Omar government on communal basis jeopardizing national security.

Shri Gadkari expressed his strong opposition for the discriminatory policies of J&K govt against Zanskar’s patriotic people. He said that “it is sad to know that in this time and age the region is still not developed and is cut from the rest of the nation for almost 7 months of the year. And the people are surviving in such difficult circumstances.” He asked Shri Tarun Vijay to raise the issue with Human Rights commission on behalf of the BJP. He assured the delegation from Zanskar that the BJP will take up their cause at the highest level and the party leaders in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha Smt Sushma Swaraj and Shri Arun Jaitley will raise the issue in parliament.

He blamed the J & K government for the situation and said due to the petty politics of the vote bank gross injustice is being done to the innocent people of Zanskar.

He appreciated the efforts of Shri Tarun Vijay who became the first MP to trek the Zanskar valley on frozen river in – 30 to – 35 degree c , last fortnight, and asked him to share his personal experience and raise this issue in the parliament. He instructed Shri Jagat Prakash Nadha,Gen Sec (BJP) to pay keen attention to the problem of the Zanskar’s inhabitants..

The delegation comprised of the following leaders
Ven. Lama Lobzang Damchoe
Shri Tundup Phuntsog President, Zanskar Buddhist Association
Ven Tsering Dorjey, President, All Gompa Association, Zanskar
Shri. Stanzin Nurboo, Councilor Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council, Kargil
Shri. Stanzin Lakpa, Organization secy, BJP Zanskar
Shri Tundup Tashi, Zanskar
Shri Tashi Spalgon, Zanskar
Shri. Tshering Targais, Zanskar
Shri. Sonam Lotus, Zanskar

pic:-Zanskar delegation submitting a memorandum and Zanskar report to M. Nitin Gadkari, . Mr Tarun Vijay is seen in the middle. On left is Mr. Stanzin Lakpa from Zanskar. To his right is Mr Tundup Phunts


michel said...

znakar is one of the negelected area in J&k,but zanskar is should raise their issue

tsewang phuntsog said...

zanskar has been neglected.. thanks mr tarun vijay to raise the issue in rajya sabha.. it is clear that BJP will be the winner of 2014 GE with great majority.. i hope BJP, will complete the chaddar road and change the political system of zanskar..such as separate distt for Zanskar region. separate suru valley from MLA of zanskar.