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How many tourists visited Ladakh in 2019? 

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Thus, the discomfort that a tourist in Ladakh feels when caught in the reverse gaze, I argue, is a product of that tourist being positioned in the same disparaging way as that tourist usually positions other tourist photographers.

Tourist Photography and the Reverse Gaze
01 Sep 2006Ethos      101 citations

Tourism merely accentuates the pressures and changes which the strategic open ing of Ladakh during the conflicts of India with Pakistan and China had already begun.

Social change in Indian Tibet
01 Feb 1980Social Science Information      6 citations

The results indicate four popular temples that attracted most tourists taking photos.

The study concluded that the most affected watersheds are located in the central and southeastern part of Ladakh, along some of the most visited trails and within the Hemis and the Tsokar Tsomoriri National parks.

It is argued that policy to address urban growth in Ladakh must be informed by the empirical evidence of micro-level studies.

Building on scholarship that has analysed cultural and social dynamics of “bordering” in the region, this paper argues that it is possible to read (socio-)economic boundary-making in Ladakh through the state's influence in the organisation and experience of trade and tourism for Ladakhis and visitors.

Since reproductive health is crucial to the production of future generations, it is argued that mortality plays a major role in constraining population growth in Ladakh, and may be due to the limited biological history that Ladakhis have in this high-altitude region.

This article argues that sympathy, in leading the state to reimagine the population of Ladakh, is integral to the reconfiguration of the region into a border area and to the rethinking of the sovereignty of the Indian state at its Himalayan frontier.

Although past population estimates were approximate, the present estimate, which includes areas not previously surveyed, suggests there has been no substantial change in the population of argali in Ladakh since the early 1980s.