Pak, China has no right to talk about Ladakh’s UT status: Union minister Reddy  

Three days ahead of the crucial polls for the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) in Ladakh, union minister of State for Home G K Reddy Monday slammed Pakistan and China for interfering into the India’s internal affairs stating that no foreign country has any locus standi to intervene into the personal affairs of India and that not a an inch will be given away from Ladakh or any part of JK to anyone.

Addressing a press conference at Leh, the union MoS for Home Reddy said that Ladakh has a huge potential for power generation and government of India has identified projects that will generate 7500 MWs of electricity for the Union Territory.

“The power projects will serve the local population and will help farmers, industries,” Reddy said while urging the LAHDC voters to support BJP candidates stating that “we gave UT status to Ladakh to take it to the new heights of development that include, power, tele-communication, road, air connectivity along with education and health connectivity. All these sectors are being upgraded.”

The MoS said that Ladakh has great potential to serve as a best tourist destination. “We are exploring Ladakh’s tourist potential in a best way to boost its economy,” he said.

Reddy announced 5000 jobs for the youth stating that apart from this, whatever opportunities are available will be explored under a proper action plan in consultation with prime minister and  home minister.