Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh inaugurated the ‘Ladakhi Kisan Jawan Vigyan Mela’ in Ladakh on Thursday. the 26th edition of the fair is being organised at the Defence Institute of High Altitude Research to share research-generated farming technology with locals of Ladakh.
The fair will showcase agricultural products developed by the Defence Research Development Organization. These include grains, cereals, fruits and seeds that have been developed through research to withstand adverse weather conditions in high altitude.
Speaking on the occasion, the Defence Minister said Paksitan has no locus standii on Kashmir. He asserted that Kashmir was never a part of Pakistan.
This is Raksha Mantri’s 1st visit to Ladakh after it was carved out from the state of Jammu and Kashmir earlier this month.