December 2003 News

More powers for Ladakh

17 December 2003
The Hindu
Our Staff Reporter

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir Government has proposed to further devolve powers to the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) and provide adequate representation to the minorities and women. Moving a Bill in the Assembly today, the Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Law, Finance and Ladakh Affairs, Muzaffar Hussien Beig, said, 'The people of Ladakh have been demanding decentralisation of the administration of the council to accelerate the pace of development.'


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