January 2017 News

Ladakhi Representatives Calls CM Over Molestation Of Issue

1 January 2017
Brighter Kashmir

Jammu: Ladakhi representatives today call Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti at Secretariat in Jammu over the molestation of a Ladakhi student in Jammu recent days. The delegation was comprising MLA Leh Nawang Rigzin Jora, MLA Kargil Asgar Karbalai , MLA Zanaskar Aga Syed Baqir and MLA Nubra Deldan Namgyal . MLA Kargil Asgar Karbalai said in press statement issued to Brighter Kashmir that they have told chief Minister that this not first time when the girl student from Ladakh region was sexually harassed but several cases in past has been noticed. Citing some cases he said that earlier a girl has faced same issue and she has shared with her parents another girl has also brought this into the notice in their department but no action has been taken. He said, 'For the first time this girl has dared to lodge FIR against the culprit and there are many other cases which are unnoticed yet'. 'We have urged Chief Minister to take strong notice against the culprit and ensure security for the students (especially girls) who are studying outside of district'. He added. The chief Minister on her part assured the representatives that she will take strict action within two days. It's pertinent to mention the entire Ladakh region has been shocked after this incident and the local religious and political representatives have strongly condemned the issue. The influential Imam Khomeini Memorial Trust has also issued a press statement in which they have also condemned this heinous act and also demanded state government to take necessary action against the culprit. In the statement issued by General Secretary IKMT has also demanded State government to ensure security for Ladakhi students who are studying outside the region.