LAACL organises Folk Musical Evening in Changthang region Residents of Kharnakling express desire to resettle in Changthang

    Publish Date: 8 October, 2021
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    Leh, October 8: Ladakh Academy of Art, Culture and Languages (LAACL), Leh, organised the first Folk Musical Evening programme at Yagang and Kharnak villages of the Changthang region.
    Deputy Secretary, LAACL, Leh, Tsewang Paljor, said that the objective of the two-day event held on 6th and 7th October was to commemorate and respect the collective decision of resettlement expressed by the people of Kharnakling in Choglamsar.
    These people, who had migrated from Kharnak to Leh over three decades ago, have resolved to resettle in Changthang at the earliest. Deputy Secretary LAACL Leh added the event provided an opportunity for the youth to visit their ancestral homes and properties and reconnect with their land and the people.
    Deputy Secretary Paljor also exhorted that such programmes would contribute to preserving and promoting the nomadic culture of Ladakh.
    Renowned folk singers, including Padma Dorje, Dorje Stakmo and Stanzin Paljor performed during the event. Around 67 members from 47 migrated families from Kharnakling participated in the event.