Why is Sonam Wangchuk on a ‘Climate Fast’, again?

The Ladakhi environmentalist is demanding statehood and protection for the fragile cold desert region under the Sixth Schedule of the Indian Constitution

By DTE Staff
Published: Friday 22 March 2024

Environmentalist Sonam Wangchuk is on the 17th day of his ‘Climate Fast’ under sub-zero temperatures in Ladakh. He is surviving only on water and life-saving salts.

Wangchuk has demanded statehood and protection for Ladakh under the Sixth Schedule of the Indian Constitution. Watch the video to know how the Sixth Schedule will protect the fragile ecology of the newly formed Union Territory, the identity of its people, and their culture.

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