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Home minister meets public representatives of Ladakh, discusses issues concerning UT

NEW DELHI: Union home minister Amit Shah on Saturday held a meeting here with the public representatives of Ladakh and discussed various issues concerning the union territory. Union sports minister Kiren Rijiju, Union minister of state for home G Kishan Reddy, Union home secretary Ajay Bhalla and director of intelligence bureau Arvind Kumar also attended the meeting.
"Union Home Minister @AmitShah met with former MP Thupstan Chhewang, former MP Thiksay Rinpoche, former minister Chering Dorjay Lakrook & other public representatives of Union Territory of Ladakh in New Delhi," Shah's office tweeted.
A home ministry official said several issues and demands were discussed in the meeting.
The meeting comes amidst the continuing stand-off between the Indian Army and China's PLA along the 3,400 km-long Line of Actual Control in eastern Ladakh.
This was Shah's second major meeting within a week.
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