Ladakh is situated on eastern portion of the state of Jammu & Kashmir. Ladakh is land of beautiful monasteries and colourful mountains; tourism in state has been a booming industry ever since government of India opened it up for tourists. People of Ladakh have been asking for UT status for decades, due region’s cultural difference from Jammu and Kashmir. Finally, government of India has passed a Jammu and Kashmir Re-organisation Act 2019 which was assented by the President of India on 9th August 2019.
Ten Lines on Ladakh in English
We are providing ten lines on Ladakh in English for class 5, class 6, class 7 and class 8.
After reading these lines you will know: districts of Ladakh region, demography of districts, language of people, popular sports in the region and significant river of the region etc.
These lines would help you write about Ladakh region in your examination and school competitions.
It will increase your general knowledge about the region and will prove to be useful in quiz competitions.
10 Lines on Ladakh – Set 1
1) Ladakh is one of the three major regions in the state of Jammu and Kashmir.
2) Ladakh was divided into two districts in 1979: Kargil and Leh.
3) The Kargil district has predominant Muslim (76.87%) population.
4) The Leh district has 66.40% Buddhist population.
5) The principal language of Ladakh is Ladakhi.
6) Ladakhi has no distinctive script, writers use Tibetan script to write the spoken language.
7) Ice hockey is the most popular sport in Ladakh.
8) Ice hockey in Ladakh is played from mid-December to mid-February, only on natural ice.
9) Cricket, Archery and Polo are some other popular sports in the region.
10) The Indus River is the backbone of the Ladakh region.
We are adding another set of ten lines on Ladakh in English for class 8, class 9, class 10, class 11 and class 12. After reading these lines you will learn: pseudonym for Ladakh, extent of Ladakh plateau, significance of Indus River, famous mountain passes in Ladakh and facts on disputed regions of Ladakh etc.
You can use these lines to write essay on Ladakh and Kargil war. You can also use these lines to elaborate on them and write long answers for your examination. These lines also serve facts on the Ladakh region, which you can use to prepare for your quiz, debate and extempore competitions.
10 Lines on Ladakh – Set 2
1) Ladakh is also called “Little Tibet” because of the cultural & geographical resemblance with Tibet.
2) 3000 meters above sea level Ladakh is the highest plateau in the state of Jammu and Kashmir.
3) The Ladakh plateau extends in the upper Indus valley ranging from Himalayan range to Kunlun range.
4) The major settlements of Ladakh close to the Indus are, Shey, Leh, Basgo and Tingmosgang.
5) Ladakh is also known as “La-dvags” meaning the land of high passes.
6) Khardung La, Chang la, Baralacha, Tanglang La, Fotu La and Zojila are some famous Mountain passes in Ladakh.
7) Post partition Pakistan and China illegally occupied some part of Ladakh.
8) Pakistan also ceded 5180 sq. Km area of occupied Ladakh to China.
9) The site of regular standoff between India and Pakistan since 1984 - Siachen Glacier, is the world’s highest battlefield.
10) The Department of Science and Technology is setting up National Large Solar Telescope (NLST) in the Ladakh village of Merak near the Pangong Tso lake.
We are providing another set of ten lines on Ladakh in English for class 9, class 10, class 11 and class 12. After going through these lines you will know: tourism in Ladakh, economic practices by people of Ladakh, climatic condition of the region, and population density of the districts of Ladakh and about the Reorganisation Act etc.
These lines will help you answer long answers type question. You can use these lines for writing an essay on Ladakh in your examination and school completions. You can use these lines as bullet points to quickly and easily memorize facts for your quiz and debate competition.
Ten Lines on Ladakh – Set 3
1) The government of India opened tourism in Ladakh in 1974.
2) Even though tourism employs significantly less percentage of population of the region, it still accounts for almost 50% of the region’s GNP (Gross National Product).
3) Most of the working population of Ladakh engages in agricultural and livestock practices.
4) Due to scarce precipitation and high altitude Ladakh has a climate of cold dessert.
5) The climatic condition of the region makes the arable agricultural schedule tightly constrained.
6) The growing season is extremely short; between May and September.
7) The principal crops of the Ladakh region are barley and wheat.
8) Leh and Kargil have population density of 3 persons/sq km and 10 persons/sq km. respectively.
9) Ladakh has had its own “Autonomous Hill Development Council”, formed in 1995.
10) As per Jammu and Kashmir reorganisation Act, 2019 Ladakh will be a Union territory in India from 31st October 2019.
Ladakh has been a disputed region ever since the dissolution of British India. Ladakh is famous for its high altitude motorable mountain passes and beautiful Buddhist monasteries. Ladakh is a popular tourism destination not only for Indians but foreign backpackers too. With its new found status of Union Territory in India, the future of region seems brighter than ever.