PM: Ladakh first Indian state with Buddhist majority

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has welcomed the formation of Ladakh as “the Indian state with a Buddhist majority”.

In a message on Twitter, the PM says: ‘I understand Ladakh will finally become a Union Territory. With over 70% Buddhist it will be the first Indian state with a Buddhist majority. The creation of Ladakh and the consequential restructuring are India’s internal matters. I have visited Ladakh and it is worth a visit.”

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