Srinagar, Oct 31: Bharatiya Janta Party’s advocate Tashi Gyalson was Friday elected as chief executive councilor (CEC) of the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council, Leh while Tsering Angchuk was appointed as deputy CEC.
According to news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), Gyalson was elected as the new chief executive councilor during the first general meeting of 6th LAHDC held in the assembly hall of the council secretariat after councilors were administered oath.
The Councilor from Diskit Tsering Angchuk was elected as deputy chairman of the Council during the meeting.
Before the election, the newly elected councilors of Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council were administered oath by Principal District and Sessions Judge Leh.
Those present during the oath ceremony include District Magistrate Leh Sachin Kumar Vaishya, Secretary District Legal Service Authority Leh, Spalzes Angmo, Munsiff JMIC Nobra, Chemet Yurgyal, SSP Leh Rajiv Panday, ADC Leh, Sonam Chosjor, religious heads, political heads and HODs of Leh district. In the recently held Hill Council polls, BJP retained power by winning 15 seats out of 26—