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La·dakh

 (lə-däk′)
A region of Jammu and Kashmir in India and Pakistan on the border of China. The site of a Tibetan kingdom during the 1600s, it was annexed by the maharaja of Jammu in 1834.
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As tourism is considered as bread and butter for Jammu and Kashmir and Laddakh, the Tourism Ministry will work on ways to make these regions more attractive for tourists so that locals can make it a primary source of income.
Pakistan's all-weather friend played the key role by expressing its deep concern on Indian unilateral or unbridled action to change the undecided status of the State of Jammu and Kashmir and Laddakh. It was a great success on the diplomatic front that Kashmir issue was discussed in UNSC after 50 years and now became an international issue that was a great setback for India.
His visit took place against the backdrop of heightened tensions between India and Pakistan following the Indian move to revoke autonomous status of Indian held Kashmir and its bifurcation into Jammu and Kashmir and Laddakh.
Syed Ali Gilani has done well to appeal to all communities residing in Kashmir including Muslims, Hindu Dogras and Buddhists in Laddakh to join hands 'as the Indian State not only wants to occupy our land, but it also intends to destroy our collective identity and brotherhood.'
Similarly, China (our 'Iron' brother) has yet to take any adverse economic or financial action against India, despite complaining that it has illegally usurped part of Laddakh claimed by China.
They said that India had violated the UN resolutions and China's support for Pakistan was very vital after the annexation of Laddakh region.
At an international level, China's support for Pakistan was very vital and after the annexation of Laddakh region, the dynamics of the Kashmir dispute had fundamentally been altered by involving another stakeholder in Kashmir.
They said that India had committed violations of UN resolutions and China's support for Pakistan was very vital after the annexation of Laddakh region.
According to NDMA, India has also opened three out of five spillways of Laddakh Dam.
The valley region is dominated by Muslims but the Laddakh has a sizeable population of Buddhists and Jammu has a Hindu population.
Dr Nazir Gilani said that the August 05 Indian decision to make Laddakh and Jammu and Kashmir two separate territories of the Indian union was violation of Jan 30, 1951 UN Security Council resolution.
This time, I am travelling to Leh and Laddakh to explore the charm of these cities in India.