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Sonam Wangchuk ends 21-days hunger strike in Ladakh

Written by  Shgun S -- March 26th 2024 07:07 PM -- Updated: March 26th 2024 07:33 PM
Sonam Wangchuk ends 21-days hunger strike in Ladakh

Sonam Wangchuk ends 21-days hunger strike in Ladakh

PTC News Desk: Sonam Wangchuk, a noted climate activist and education reformer, has ended his 21-day hunger strike. Wangchuk was advocating for Ladakh's statehood and the protection of the fragile Himalayan ecology. 

Ending his strike, Wangchuk insisted that his fight would not stop.

"I will continue to fight for constitutional safeguards for Ladakh and people's political rights," Wangchuk stated.

Thousands gathered in different parts of the Union Territory as Wangchuk called of his fast. Meanwhile, women's groups have declared a hunger strike in response to the same demands.

When Wangchuk began his fast on March 6, he stated he would continue the hunger strike for 21 days and that it could be "extendable till death."

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