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Jamyang Tsering Namgyal Age, Caste, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Hometown: Matho Village, Ladakh
Age: 34 Years
Religion: Buddhism

Jamyang Tsering Namgyal

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Bio/Wiki
NicknameJTN
ProfessionPolitician
Famous ForBeing the Member of Parliament from the Ladakh Lok Sabha Constituency
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in feet inches- 5’ 5”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 60 kg
in pounds- 132 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Politics
Political PartyBharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
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Political Journey• He joined the BJP in 2012.
• On 1 January 2013, he was appointed as the state affairs in-charge and the spokesperson of the BJP in Ladakh.
• On 17 May 2014, he was appointed as the PA to the Leh MP Thupstan Chhewang.
• On 3 November 2015, Jamyang was elected as the Councillor of The Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC).
• On 1 December 2015, Jamyang was appointed as the Additional Media Secretary of the BJP in Jammu & Kashmir.
• In 2018, he was elected as the youngest Chairman of the LAHDC.
• On 19 June 2018, he was appointed as the District President of the BJP in Leh.
• In 2019, the BJP announced Jamyang as the Lok Sabha candidate from the Ladakh Constituency.
• On 23 May 2019, he was elected as the Member of Parliament from Leh.
• On 17 June 2019, he took oath as an MP in the Lok Sabha.
Personal Life
Date of Birth4 August 1985 (Sunday)
Age (as in 2019)34 Years
BirthplaceMatho Village, Ladakh
Zodiac signLeo
SignatureJamyang Tsering Namgyal Signature
NationalityIndian
HometownMatho Village, Ladakh
SchoolCentral Institute of Buddhist Studies, Leh
College/UniversityUniversity of Jammu
Educational QualificationBachelor of Arts from the University of Jammu in 2013
ReligionBuddhism
CasteNot Known
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
AddressTsamphook House, Matho, Leh
HobbiesReading Books and Writing Poetry
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsSonam Wangmo
Jamyang Tsering Namgyal's wife Sonam Wangmo
Marriage Date22 February 2019
Jamyang Tsering Namgyal with his wife Sonam Wangmo on his wedding day
Family
Wife/SpouseSonam Wangmo
Jamyang Tsering Namgyal with his wife Sonam Wangmo
ChildrenNone
ParentsFather- Stanzin Dorjey (Carpenter in the Military Engineering Service)
Mother- Ishey Putit (Homemaker)
SiblingsBrother- None
Sister- Tsering Lamo
Style Quotient
Assets/PropertiesCash: 30,000 INR
Bank Deposits: 2.09 Lacs INR
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)1 Lac INR + other allowances (as an MP)
Net Worth (approx.)9.81 Lacs INR (as in 2019)

Jamyang Tsering Namgyal

Some Lesser Known Facts About Jamyang Tsering Namgyal

  • Jamyang Tsering Namgyal is a Member of Parliament from Ladakh. He was elected in the 2019 General Elections. He came into the limelight after his speech in the Lok Sabha in favour of the revocation of Article 370 and 35A.
  • In his younger days, Jamyang was employed as a tour guide.

    Jamyang Tsering Namgyal During His Younger Days

    Jamyang Tsering Namgyal During His Younger Days

  • During his college days, he was the President of the All Ladakh Student Association in Jammu for a year.
    Jamyang Tsering Namgyal
  • In 2013, he published a poetry book titled, “A Gift of Poetry”.
  • Jamyang loves river-rafting.

    Jamyang Tsering Namgyal River-Rafting

    Jamyang Tsering Namgyal River-Rafting

  • He successfully managed the election campaign of the former BJP Ladakh MP Thupstan Chhewang in 2014.
  • In 2014, he was appointed as the Private Secretary to the former Ladakh MP Thupstan Chhewang.
  • Jamyang’s biggest political demands have been- Union Territory status for Ladakh and the inclusion of the Bhoti Language (Ladakhi language) in the eighth schedule of the Indian Constitution.

    Jamyang Tsering Namgyal Campaigning

    Jamyang Tsering Namgyal Campaigning

  • On 6 August 2019, he gave a speech in the Lok Sabha in the favour of the revocation of Article 370 and Article 35A.
  • His speech went viral on the internet. People on social media praised him for speaking in such a strong stance in favour of the people of Ladakh. He was also praised for his wish to make Ladakh a strong and relevant UT.
  • He was praised by Narendra Modi for his speech. He also posted a tweet with a link to his speech and stated- “It is a must-hear”.

  • A day after his speech, his twitter followers grew from 4500 to 1.28 Lac.
  • Union Minister Smriti Irani also posted a photo with Jamyang stating that he was the hero of the day.

  • Here’s a detailed video about Jamyang Tsering Namgyal’s biography:

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