B.D. Mishra takes oath to function Ladakh’s second lieutenant governor

After accepting Radha Krishna Mathur’s resignation on February 12, the President of India named 83-year-old Mr. Mishra because the Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh.

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Mr.Mishra, who was as soon as the governor of Arunachal Pradesh, succeeded Radha Krishna Mathur because the second LG of Ladakh after Mathur, who held workplace for 3 years, from October 31, 2019, to February 11, 2023, resigned because of Ladakh’s secession from Jammu and Kashmir.

Chief government council members of the Kargil and Leh Autonomous Hill Improvement Councils, MP Ladakh the LG’s advisor, all administrative secretaries, and different dignitaries have been reportedly current, in accordance with the Leh Directorate of Data and Public Relations.

Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Ret.warrant )’s of appointment because the Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh was learn aloud by advisor Umang Narula, it acknowledged. As well as, the Ladakh police offered the LG with a guard of honour.

BD Mishra , a former brigadier

BD Mishra, a former brigadier within the Indian Military, served because the NSG’s Counter Hijack Pressure’s (also called the Black Cat Commandos) earlier commander.

Mishra, who was born in Uttar Pradesh on July 20, 1939,  has a PhD from Jiwaji College in Gwalior, an MA from Allahabad College, and an M.Sc. from Madras College. He has 5 years of expertise instructing on the graduate and postgraduate ranges on the Defence Providers Employees School in Wellington and the School of Fight in Mhow. Moreover, he has an LL.B. from the College of Delhi. 

Mishra’s service within the Indian Military ended on July 31, 1995, after it had began on December 17, 1961, as a everlasting common infantry officer. On July 20, 1939, he was born.

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On April 24, 1993, at Raja Sansi Airport in Amritsar, Mishra was answerable for the NSG (Black Cat Commandos) Counter Hijack Job Unit, which efficiently attacked the hijacked Indian Airways aircraft and carried out the rescue effort. After the hijackers have been taken out, all 124 passengers and crew members have been rescued within the operation with no accidents or property harm. The Prime Minister praised Mishra for his contribution to resolving the hijacking drawback.

He accomplished his army coaching on the Indian Army Academy earlier than being commissioned within the Madras Regiment in 1961. He served within the military for 33 years earlier than retiring on July 31, 1995. Within the 1962 battle with China, the 1965 battle with Pakistan, and the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation Conflict, he participated in all three main wars.

Mishra’s appointment comes at a time when Ladakh has been protesting the central authorities, calling for the grant of statehood. Ladakh was given a union territory standing in 2019 when it was break up from Jammu and Kashmir after shedding its particular standing.

After J&Ok was divided into two UTS in 2019, R.Ok. Mathur, a bureaucrat, was named as the primary L-G of the newly shaped UT of Ladakh. Mr. Mishra, who comes from an Military background and had beforehand served as an L-G of Arunachal Pradesh, changed him.

As Mr. Mathur’s five-year time period was set to run out in 2024, his departure just isn’t a cheerful one. His administration was subjected to persistent protests from the Leh Apex Physique (LAB) and the Kargil Democratic Alliance (KDA), federations that symbolize the area’s non secular and political organisations, relating to the demand for Statehood and a particular standing below the Sixth Schedule of the Structure.

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Additionally, the previous L-G administration was accused of treating these calling for the area’s distinctive rights below the Sixth Schedule with an iron fist. Sonam Wangchuk, a well known environmentalist in Ladakh, additionally claimed that the previous L-G administration had put him below home arrest and required him to signal a bond previous to his quick in January of this yr to boost consciousness of local weather change within the area.

L-G Mishra faces a troublesome task in Ladakh the place the LAB and the KDA have promised to escalate their agitation over their calls for after their members’ avenue protests in New Delhi didn’t elicit a good response from the Central.