Ladakh gets first community radio station
KARGIL, SEPTEMBER 04, 2022: Ladakh’s first Community Radio Station Rgazom (90.8 MHz) was today inaugurated by Lt. General Anindya Sen Gupta during an event held at Army Good Will School Harka Bahadur, Kargil.
Deputy Commissioner and CEO, LAHDC, Kargil Santosh Sukhadeve, SSP Kargil Anayat Ali Chowdhury, ADC Kargil Ghulam Mohi-ud-Din Wani, SE Irrigation and Flood Control Maqbool Hussain, Chief Medical Officer Dr Wilayat Hussain Wazir besides other concerned officials were present during the ceremony.
On the occasion, Gupta said it is a moment of pride that Ladakh’s first community radio station will be on air which will specifically focus on youth and women empowerment.
He said all sections of society will get benefit from this community radio station and it will contribute to the socio-economic growth of Kargil district.
The community radio will air information, entertainment and news-related programs in Balti, Purgi and Hindi languages.
Later, the Lt. General visited Veer Sthal, War Memorial at Kurbathang and paid rich tributes to Martyrs and hoisted a 40-feet long National Flag.
Further, he unveiled statues of Martyrs and Veer Chakra awardees, Fateh Mohammad and Tsewang Rigzin, both belonging to Kargil at Veer Sthal War Memorial.