Chief Executive hoists tricolor in Leh, pays rich tributes to cloudburst victims
Leh,August 15 (Scoop News) -The Chief Executive Councilor, LAHDC, Leh Chering Dorjay hoisted the National flag here at Pologround to celebrate the Independence Day.
A simple function marked the occasion in view of the loss of precious lives in the recent cloudburst and flash floods. A 2-minute silence was observed in memory of the departed souls in the natural calamity.
Minister for Tourism and Culture, Nawang Rigzin Jora, Executive Councilor, Art and Culture, Tsering Wangchok, Executive Councilor, Minority Affairs, Mohd Khan, the Deputy Commissioner, Leh Tsering Angchok, the SSP, Leh BS Tuti, the Councilors, Addl. Deputy Commissioner,Leh Mohd. Hanif and the district officers also attended the Independence Day function.
In his brief speech, Dorjay termed the recent deluge as the worst calamity in the region that brought unprecedented death and destruction. He said the Council is focusing on the rehabilitation of the flood victims to safer places. He said the central, state and hill council have been co-coordinating efforts to rehabilitate the flood affected and rebuild the damaged infrastructure for the facility of the people.
Dorjay thanked the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah, Army, Indian Air Force, ITBP, B R O, NGOs, Police, Monasteries, Volunteers and tourists for their support and generous contribution in carrying out rescue and relief operation.
He also made a special mention of the efforts put in by district administration to tackle the challenge effectively.The CEC also paid rich homage to the departed souls and prayed for early recovery of the injured.
Earlier, Dorjay also hoisted the Tricolor at Council Secretariat in presence of Executive Councilors, Deputy Commissioner and other Councilors.
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