[113][114][115][116], The Ladakh Marathon is a high-altitude marathon held in Leh every year since 2012. In the later period, Leh became an important center for trade in Central Asia, along with the Indus Valley between Tibet to the east, … The advance continued. Constitution of a UT Level Apex Committee for development and promotion of Sea Buckthorn in Union Territory of Ladakh, Constitution of a committee for development and promotion of Pashmina in Ladakh. It is connected to Srinagar and Leh through National Highway. Following demands for autonomy from the Kashmiri dominated state government, the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council was created in the 1990s. There are a handful of private news outlets. The varieties spoken in Upper Ladakh and zangskari in zanskar 14. 76.87% population of Kargil is Muslim (mostly Shia),[101] with a total population of 140,802, while that of Leh is 66.40% Buddhist, with a total population of 133,487, as per the 2011 census.[102][103]. [62] The former Jammu and Kashmir state use to obtain large allocation of annual funds from the union government based on the fact that the large geographical area of the Ladakh (comprising 65% of total area), but Ladakh was allocated only 2% of the state budget based on its relative population. As Ladakh is a part of the strategically important Kashmir region, the Indian military maintains a strong presence in the region. The route, however, remains closed during the winter months due to heavy snowfall. Leh is the capital of Ladakh with a population of 30,000. Sweet tea (cha ngarmo) is common now, made in the Indian style with milk and sugar. Several hundred Baltis migrated to the kingdom and according to oral tradition many Muslim traders were granted land to settle. These chants are complex, often recitations of sacred texts or in celebration of various festivals. There was a heavy presence of Indian Army and Indo-Tibetan Border Police forces in Ladakh. The Karakoram Range in Ladakh is not as mighty as in Baltistan. She was to be the first queen and her son was to become the next ruler. The idea of driving to Leh, the capital of Ladakh in the Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir, at an altitude of 11,562 feet, is an adventure itself. The town is situated at 3,500 metres above sea level in the Indus valley, nestled in the Indian Himalayas between Tibet to the east, Kashmir to the west and Himachal Pradesh to the south. As per the order, the apportionment has been made as per the figures that stood on 31 October 2019 and as per the … [89], There are about 1,800 km (1,100 mi) of roads in Ladakh of which 800 km (500 mi) are surfaced. Nyimagon's eldest son, Lhachen Palgyigon, is believed to have conquered the regions to the north, including Ladakh and Rutog. The main populated regions are the river valleys, but the mountain slopes also support the pastoral Changpa nomads. Despite a defeat of Ladakh by the Mughals, who had already annexed Kashmir and Baltistan, Ladakh retained its independence. Bounded by two of the world's largest mountain ranges and surrounded by alpine desert, Leh's dry barren landscape is dotted with historic Buddhist monasteries making it an incredible sight to behold. Mirza Muhammad Haidar Dughlat who invaded and briefly conquered Ladakh in 1532, 1545 and 1548, does not record any presence of Islam in Leh during his invasion although Shia Islam and Noorbakshia Islam continued to flourish in other regions of Ladakh.[36][37]. The most popular sport in Ladakh is ice hockey, which is played only on natural ice generally mid-December through mid-February. 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[65] The Leh Nutrition Project, headed by Chewang Norphel, also known as the "Glacier Man", creates artificial glaciers as one solution for retreating glaciers. In 1994 the Students' Educational and Cultural Movement of Ladakh (SECMOL) launched Operation New Hope (ONH), a campaign to provide "culturally appropriate and locally relevant education" and make government schools more functional and effective. The government has also been trying to promote the sea buckthorn in the form of juice and jam, as some claim it possess medicinal properties. Mir Sayyid Ali was the first one to make Muslim converts in Ladakh and is often described as the founder of Islam in Ladakh. Indian Army apprehends Chinese soldier in Ladakh, second such incident in three months; MoS Reddy to head committee for 'protecting language, culture and land of Ladakh' Border standoff, demand for constitutional safeguards kept Ladakh in news in 2020; Union Territory of Ladakh gets its own meteorological centre Ladakh is the highest plateau in India with much of it being over 3,000 m (9,800 ft). The predominant language of the Buddhist-dominated district of Leh is Ladakhi, a Tibetan language. Ladakh will be the second largest UT after it comes to force. The region experiences heavy snowfall; the Pensi-la is open only between June and mid-October. [72] The Ladakhi Urial is another unique mountain sheep that inhabits the mountains of Ladakh. CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (, Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council, Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council, Kargil, Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council, Leh, National Research Institute for Sowa-Rigpa, Students' Educational and Cultural Movement of Ladakh, "LG, UT Hqrs, Head of Police to have Sectts at both Leh, Kargil: Mathur", "Kashmir options. King Bhagan reunited and strengthened Ladakh and founded the Namgyal dynasty (Namgyal means "victorious" in several Tibetan languages). It is mixed in a large churn and known as gurgur cha, after the sound it makes when mixed. The height of the peak is 6153 meters (20,187 ft). [106], Ladakhi food has much in common with Tibetan food, the most prominent foods being thukpa (noodle soup) and tsampa, known in Ladakhi as ngampe (roasted barley flour). [125] The Indian Astronomical Observatory is located in Hanle and is operated by the Indian Institute of Astrophysics. The Namgyal family was given the jagir of Stok, which it nominally retains to this day. After the death of Nyimagon, his kingdom was divided among his three sons, Palgyigon receiving Ladakh, Rutog, Thok Jalung and an area referred to as "Demchok" (possibly centred around the village of Demchok). In 1947, Ladakh became a part of India and came under the capital of Srinagar. It is adapted to rugged areas where it easily climbs when threatened. It falls from an altitude of 5,753 m (18,875 ft) above sea level at its source at Indira Col on the China border down to 3,620 m (11,880 ft) at its snout. Ladakh Vision Document 2050 Notice: Designing logo for the Department of Tourism and Culture, UT Ladakh. Its natural features consist mainly of high plains and deep valleys. This is when the Shey Palace fell into ruins. Leh is one of Ladakh's two joint capital cities, and is its largest city. In fact, we were so driven by unquenchable thirst for thrill that we drove to Zanskar Valley beyond Leh. Kargil is the second largest town in Ladakh after Leh. Stok Kangri is the most popular trekking point among all the peaks. The animal prefers open and rolling terrain as it runs, unlike wild goats that climb into steep cliffs, to escape from predators. [105] The average annual population growth rate from 1981 to 2001 was 2.75% in Leh District and 2.83% in Kargil district. Most of the surplus barley that is produced is fermented into chang, an alcoholic beverage drunk especially on festive occasions. The glacier lies between the Saltoro Ridge immediately to the west and the main Karakoram Range to the east. In 1505, Shamsuddin Iraqi, a noted Shia scholar, visited Kashmir and Baltistan. Gokhle called Twitter's mislabelling an unpardonable development. Baltistan and Ladakh were at the centre of these struggles. As a division, Ladakh was granted its own Divisional Commissioner and Inspector General of Police. However, the practice remained in existence into the 1990s especially among the elderly and the more isolated rural populations. "Gender roles in traditional Tibetan cultures". [61], The demand for Ladakh as separate Union Territory (UT) was first raised by the parliamentarian Kushok Bakula Rinpoche around 1955, which was later carried forward by another parliamentarian Thupstan Chhewang. Vegetation is extremely sparse in Ladakh except along streambeds and wetlands, on high slopes, and irrigated places. [70] The first European to study the wildlife of this region was William Moorcroft in 1820, followed by Ferdinand Stoliczka, an Austrian-Czech palaeontologist, who carried out a massive expedition there in the 1870s. The Dards of Dras, however, have converted to Islam and have been strongly influenced by their Kashmiri neighbours. By Oona Räisänen (Mysid) - Own work. Leh and Kargil districts now each have their own locally elected Hill Councils with some control over local policy and development funds. About 1250 plant species, including crops, were reported from Ladakh. [52][page needed]. There is only a small population of about 400 animals in Ladakh. The tourists visit the gompas, do trekking to see the meadows and glaciers and witness the ceremonies and festivities. Zanskar Winter Sports and Youth Festival... Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology. Leh became the capital of Stod (upper Ladakh) during the reign of King Graspa Bum- Lde, who ruled Ladakh from 1400 to 1430 AD. January 7, 2021. The head of government is a Lieutenant Governor appointed by the President of India who is assisted by civil servants of the Indian Administrative Service.[83]. Pakistani troops were evicted from the Indian side of the Line of Control which the Indian government ordered was to be respected and which was not crossed by Indian troops. [90], Since 1974, the Indian Government has encouraged a shift in trekking and other tourist activities from the troubled Kashmir region to the relatively unaffected areas of Ladakh. [80], Scant precipitation makes Ladakh a high-altitude desert with extremely scarce vegetation over most of its area. [75], The kiang, or Tibetan wild ass, is common in the grasslands of Changthang, numbering about 2,500 individuals. The Union government decided to abrogate the special status of Jammu and Kashmir on August 5, 2019, … Ladakh is one of the highest regions of the world. China also built the Karakoram highway jointly with Pakistan. [92], There is an airport in Leh, Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport, from which there are daily flights to Delhi and weekly flights to Srinagar and Jammu. (2010). Summers are short, though they are long enough to grow crops. [99], People of Dard descent predominate in Dras and Dha-Hanu areas. The Zanskar gets frozen during winter and the famous Chadar trek takes place on this magnificent frozen river. In 1989, there were violent riots between Buddhists and Muslims. The Indian effort to retain control of Aksai Chin led to the Sino-Indian War of 1962, which India lost. [16][17] Ladakh is one of the most sparsely populated regions in India. Ladak as the Indian Union Territory Community of Ladakh Medina Tenour Whiteman on Encountering the Unexpected. Academics find strong influences of Zhangzhung language and culture in "upper Ladakh" (from the middle section of the Indus valley to the southeast). Geologists, sportsmen, and tourists began exploring Ladakh. Leh, the capital of Ladakh is well connected by road as well as air. Buddhism spread into western Ladakh from Kashmir in the 2nd century. [104] The urban sex ratio in both the districts is about 640. Governor R.K. Mathur An attack from the Dogra Kings of Jammu ousted the Namgyals out of both these palaces and they found shelter across the Indus river at the Stok Palace. One fine day, we, a group of twelve friends, hit the road with a Porche, a Merc and a Pajero. Held at a height of 11,500 to 17,618 feet (3,505 to 5,370 m), it is one of the world's highest marathons. Some identify Ali's ally and Raja of Khaplu Yabgo Shey Gilazi as her father, while others identify Ali himself as the father. The history of Ladakh can be divided into three periods: the ancient period (till 10th century AD), the medieval period (10th century-19th century) and the modern period (19th century-till date). Historically, the region included the Baltistan (Baltiyul) valleys (now mostly in Pakistani administered part of Kashmir), the entire upper Indus Valley, the remote Zanskar, Lahaul and Spiti to the south, much of Ngari including the Rudok region and Guge in the east, Aksai Chin in the northeast, and the Nubra Valley to the north over Khardong La in the Ladakh Range. [76] There are about 200 snow leopards in Ladakh of an estimated 7,000 worldwide. This school of traditional healing contains elements of Ayurveda and Chinese medicine, combined with the philosophy and cosmology of Tibetan Buddhism. Some publications that cover Jammu and Kashmir as a whole provide some coverage of Ladakh. Ladakh became an Union Territory on 31st  of October 2019. Out of the 857-kilometre-long (533 mi) border in Ladakh, only 368 km (229 mi) is the International Border, and the remaining 489 km (304 mi) is Line of Actual Control. Amchi medicine remains a component of public health, especially in remote areas.[119]. Later, with support from Dalai Lama and some international organisations, the school, now known as Lamdon Model Senior Secondary School, has grown to accommodate approximately two thousand pupils in several branches. Leh, located in the Leh district, was also the historical capital of the Himalayan Kingdom of Ladakh, the seat of which was in the Leh Palace, the former residence of the royal family of Ladakh, built in the same style and about the same time as the Potala Palace in Tibet. They are often made on fairly modest budgets.[130]. In 1885, Leh became the headquarters of a mission of the Moravian Church. Fraternal polyandry and inheritance by primogeniture were common in Ladakh until the early 1940s when these were made illegal by the government of Jammu and Kashmir. Yang chanting, performed without metrical timing, is accompanied by resonant drums and low, sustained syllables. [74] The endangered Tibetan antelope, known as chiru in Indian English, or Ladakhi tsos, has traditionally been hunted for its wool (shahtoosh) which is a natural fibre of the finest quality and thus valued for its light weight and warmth and as a status symbol. The town of Leh was once the capital of the Kingdom of Ladakh and now serves as the administrative seat of Ladakh. By the later mid of 20th century, Tibetan refugees started to pour into Ladakh. Ladak is its pronunciation in several Tibetan districts. Locationn Map of Ladakh, India About Map - Map showing location of Ladakh, a Union Territory in the north India. To this day, Leh still looks and feels more like Tibet than India. A Ladakhi female in full costume would create no small impression in the midst of the chic matrons of European capital. Day 2. The fibre is smuggled into Kashmir and woven into exquisite shawls by Kashmiri workers. 65% of children attend school, but absenteeism of both students and teachers remains high. The Ladakh Range has no major peaks; its average height is a little less than 6,000 m (20,000 ft), and few of its passes are less than 5,000 m (16,000 ft). Historical accounts differ upon who her father was. The National Research Institute for Sowa-Rigpa in Leh is an institute for research into traditional medicine and a hospital providing traditional treatments. Sandwiched between Kashmir and Zhangzhung, Ladakh is believed to have been alternatively under the control of one or other of these powers. The Pangong range runs parallel to the Ladakh Range for about 100 km (62 mi) northwest from Chushul along the southern shore of the Pangong Lake. Ladakh was an independent kingdom for 900 years. Overnight stay at Leh City: The capital of Ladakh, at one time was a major stop on the Asian “Silk Route”. The population is declining, however, and there are not more than 3000 individuals left in Ladakh. Report submitted to the Wildlife Conservation Society, Bronx Zoo, New York. Ladakh is renowned for its remote mountain beauty and distinct culture. The 7th-century Buddhist traveller Xuanzang describes the region in his accounts. Kargil, the only town in the Suru valley, is the second most important town in Ladakh. North of the Karakoram lies the Kunlun. Issue of Passport to the residents of Union territory of J&K and Ladakh under Tatkaal Scheme- reg. The villagers gather to celebrate the end of the harvest season. [9][10] The eastern end, consisting of the uninhabited Aksai Chin plains, is claimed by the Indian Government as part of Ladakh, and has been under Chinese control since 1962. … Religious mask dances are an important part of Ladakh's cultural life. The Kargil district contains the Suru, Dras and Zanskar river valleys. [79] Among smaller animals, marmots, hares, and several types of pika and vole are common. It is located 204 km to the east of Srinagar and 234 km west of Leh to the east. "East of the Moon and West of the Sun? As Ladakh moves toward a cash-based economy, foods from the plains of India are becoming more common. Extensive operations were launched in high altitudes by the Indian Army with considerable artillery and air force support. [46][47] The Mughals however withdrew after being paid off by the 5th Dalai Lama. Educated Ladakhis usually know Hindi, Urdu and often English. Ladakh is a Union Territory of India, founded on 31st of October 2019. European influence began in Ladakh in the 1850s and increased. Ladakh covers about 45,000 square miles (117,000 square km) and contains the Ladakh Range, which is a southeastern extension of the Karakoram Range, and the upper Indus River valley. It had three tehsils, based at Leh, Skardu and Kargil. Islam begins to take root in the Leh area in the beginning of the 17th century after the Balti invasion and the marriage of Gyal to Jamyang. Leh Sightseeing. [25] During the Balti invasion led by Raja Ali Sher Khan Anchan, many Buddhist temples and artefacts were damaged. In 2019, Ladakh became a union territory. There are two airstrips at Daulat Beg Oldie and Fukche for military transport. A dish that is strictly Ladakhi is skyu, a heavy pasta dish with root vegetables. Beyond that, Ladakhis produce feature films that are screened in auditoriums and community halls. [69] The plant Ladakiella klimesii, growing up to 6150 m a.s.l., was first described here and named after this region. Construction of a 6.5 km (4.0 mi) tunnel across Zoji La pass is under consideration to make the route functional throughout the year. In August 2019, the Parliament of India passed an act by which Ladakh became a union territory on 31 October 2019.[13]. A large group of Muslim servants and musicians were sent along with Gyal to Ladakh and private mosques were built where they could pray. [28] Xuanzang's term of Ladakh is Mo-lo-so, which has been reconstructed by academics as *Malasa, *Marāsa, or *Mrāsa, which is believed to have been the original name of the region. Thiksey Gompa. Rangdum is the highest inhabited region in the Suru valley, after which the valley rises to 4,400 m (14,400 ft) at Pensi-la, the gateway to Zanskar. The region was previously known as Maryul. Central Pool MBBS and BDS Seats allocation for the year 2020-21 reg. This order met with great resistance from the local people who feared that the children would be forced to convert to Christianity. The Suru and Zanskar valleys form a great trough enclosed by the Himalayas and the Zanskar Range. [91] The majority of roads in Ladakh are looked after by the Border Roads Organisation. Leh town. [31] The penultimate king of Zhangzhung is said to have been from Ladakh. [62] Within the first year of the formation of Ladakh as separate union territory, its annual budget allocation has increased 4 times from ₹57 crore to ₹232 crore.[62]. The Eurasian lynx, is another rare cat that preys on smaller herbivores in Ladakh. [81] [33] Academics infer from the slant of Ladakhi chronicles that Ladakh may have owed its primary allegiance to Tibet during this time, but that it was more political than cultural. [53][54] The stand-off involving the most troops was in September 2014 in the disputed Chumar region when 800 to 1,000 Indian troops and 1,500 Chinese troops came into close proximity to each other. It is the highest among the Stok Range and the climb starts from Stok village. Ali Sher Khan took the king and his soldiers as captives. The summer weather is dry and pleasant. The airport is a political issue for the locals who argue that the airport should serve its original purpose, i.e., should open up for civilian flights. The Tibetan argali or Nyan is the largest wild sheep in the world, standing 1.1 to 1.2 metres (3.5 to 4 ft) at the shoulder with the horn measuring 900–1,000 mm (35–39 in). [7][8] It is bordered by the Tibet Autonomous Region to the east, the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh to the south, both the Indian-administered union territory of Jammu and Kashmir and the Pakistan-administered Gilgit-Baltistan to the west, and the southwest corner of Xinjiang across the Karakoram Pass in the far north. Dras and the Mushkoh Valley form the western extremity of Ladakh. Solar and wind power potentials are also substantial. The sport is conducted with strict etiquette, to the accompaniment of the music of surna and daman (shehnai and drum). This famous … [45] Kashmiri historians assert that the king converted to Islam in return for the assistance by Mughal Empire after this however Ladakhi chronicles do not mention such a thing. Since 1974, the Government of India has successfully encouraged tourism in Ladakh. [25][89], Indus river flowing in the Ladakh region is endowed with vast hydropower potential. It prides itself on preserving Ladakhi tradition and culture.[123]. The first local school to provide western education was opened by a local Society called "Lamdon Social Welfare Society" in 1973. Maryul remained staunchly Buddhist during this period, having participated in the second diffusion of Buddhism from India to Tibet via Kashmir and Zanskar. In: This page was last edited on 15 January 2021, at 06:19. ), wild roses of pink or yellow varieties, tamarisk (Myricaria spp. Recent flooding in the region (e.g., the 2010 floods) has been attributed to abnormal rain patterns and retreating glaciers, both of which have been found to be linked to global climate change. [77] The Pallas's cat, which looks somewhat like a house cat, is very rare in Ladakh and not much is known about the species. About 84% of Ladakh's population lives in villages. The Treaty of Tingmosgang in 1684 settled the dispute between Tibet and Ladakh but severely restricted Ladakh's independence. The dances typically narrate a story of the fight between good and evil, ending with the eventual victory of the former. [78] There are also a few brown bears in the Suru Valley and the area around Dras. In 1955 China began to build roads connecting Xinjiang and Tibet through the Aksai Chin area. The mountain ranges in this region were formed over 45 million years by the folding of the Indian Plate into the more stationary Eurasian Plate. [119][120] Efforts are underway to preserve the intellectual property rights of amchi medicine for the people of Ladakh. The third road to Ladakh is the Nimmu–Padam–Darcha road, which is under construction. Though the region is a remote hilly area without all-weather roads, the area is also rich in limestone deposits to manufacture cement from the locally available cheap electricity for various construction needs. Maps showing the options and pitfalls of possible solutions. Leh, which is currently the capital of Ladakh, was initially chosen as the headquarters of Ladakh Division then. [18], Ladakh is the largest and the second least populous union territory of India. The extreme limit of cultivation is at Korzok, on the Tso-moriri lake, at 4,600 m (15,100 ft), which has what are widely considered to be the highest fields in the world. Growing times vary considerably with altitude. [38][39][40][41][42][43] In the early 17th century efforts were made to restore the destroyed artefacts and gonpas by Sengge Namgyal, the son of Jamyang and Gyal. [49], At the time of the partition of India in 1947, the Dogra ruler Maharaja Hari Singh signed the Instrument of Accession to India. Ladakh is renowned for its remote mountain beauty and distinct culture. [124], University of Ladakh and Eliezer Joldan Memorial College, a government degree college, enables students to pursue higher education without having to leave Ladakh. Natural vegetation commonly seen along watercourses includes seabuckthorn (Hippophae spp. Each district of Ladakh is administered by an autonomous district council, they are: The two autonomous district councils work with village panchayats to take decisions on economic development, healthcare, education, land use, taxation, and local governance which are further reviewed at the block headquarters in the presence of the chief executive councillor and executive councillors. The largest town in Ladakh is Leh, followed by Kargil, each of which headquarters a district. The MP for the Ladakh constituency in the current Lok Sabha is Jamyang Tsering Namgyal a candidate from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). 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