The BJP MP, who became an overnight sensation with his speech in the Parliament over making Ladakh a separate Union Territory, was also seen waving the Tiranaga and also shaking his leg while passing through the crowded street. The supporters were seen cheering and taking photos with him as Namgyal continues with his celebrations.
Later, he was also seen playing a traditional drum with the locals.
The Jammu and Kashmir (Reorganisation) Bill, 2019, which strips Jammu and Kashmir's status of a state and converts it into a Union Territory with the legislature and carves out Ladakh region as a UT without legislature was passed by Parliament.
Asserting that Kashmir has always treated Ladakh as a step-mother, BJP MP from Ladakh, Jamyang Tsering Namgyal had stated that the citizens of Ladakh have welcomed the central government's decision to announce Ladakh as Union Territory without a legislature.