Ladakh’s Demand for Inclusion in Sixth Schedule

Recently, a noted environmentalist and education reformer raised demand for full statehood & inclusion of Ladakh under the Sixth Schedule of the Indian Constitution.

Why Ladakh needs Inclusion in the Sixth Schedule?

  • J&K and Ladakh were declared two separate UTs following the abrogation of Article 370 in August 2019, which left it without a legislature, depriving them of autonomy in governance.
  • There are also concerns of adequate representation in govt. jobs and land rights.
  • A deeper panic has set in at the blistering pace of 'development' projects that have been announced in the last two years.
  • The Centre has cleared seven ....
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