PM notes first Buddhist majority State in India

6 August 2019 05:55 pm - 4     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, in a twitter message, noted the creation of the first Indian state with a Buddhist majority by way of enacting a Bill.

The Indian government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday changed the terms of engagement with Jammu and Kashmir by amending the law. It will split the region into two union territories - ‘J&K and Ladakh’- instead of the status of a state given to it so far. Ladhak is a 70 per cent Buddhist majority area.

The Prime Minister tweeted that Ladakh would be the first Indian state with a Buddhist majority.

“I understand Ladakh will finally become an Indian State. Buddhists are 70% of Ladakh’s population and it will be the first Indian state with a Buddhist majority. The creation of Ladakh and the consequential restructuring are India's internal matters,” he tweeted. (Kelum Bandara)

  Comments - 4

  • Raj Tuesday, 06 August 2019 06:10 PM

    Indian are not fools like SL to divide the country on religious or racial basis

    Juli Tuesday, 06 August 2019 08:41 PM

    You must be on some kind of drugs. India is completely divided into self ruling states by languages.

    We r de great should be changed Tuesday, 06 August 2019 06:20 PM

    Be a non communal

    Mandy Swe Thursday, 08 August 2019 07:09 AM

    Modi is creating Buddhist vote bank.


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