A star was born in Lok Sabha on Tuesday during the Article 370 debate as Ladakh MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal tore into the NC and PDP. Speaking in the Lok Sabha, BJP MP Namgyal had called the scrapping of Article 370 as the start of Kashmir’s golden period.
Making a passionate speech, Namgyal also talked about the culture, tradition, food and geographical uniqueness of Ladakh and said that the region struggled for long to become a Union Territory. Namgyal’s speech was full of facts and historical references; it was solid in terms of both substance and oratory.
Namgyal touched upon a range of issues, including alienation, secularism, the religious divide and the possibility of a rise of secessionism. He also gave a point-by-point rebuttal to the concerns that were raised by speakers from parties which opposed the Centre’s move — such as the Congress, Left, DMK and National Conference.
Namgyal’s speech received rousing applause from the house, with even the Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla noting how well-spoken the young MP was. Union minister Smriti Irani rose from her seat to congratulate the MP as the speech commenced.
Here are 8 interesting facts about Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, that makes him exceptional.
Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, sometimes known by his initials JTN, was born on August 4, 1985 in Matho village. He passed his Class XII from Central Institute of Buddhist Studies, Leh and completed his graduation from Jammu University.
Namgyal was born to Stanzin Dorjey, who used to work as a carpenter in Military Engineering Service years back, and Ishey Putit who is a homemaker. The family’s basic needs were fulfilled from farming. Conversing with a news agency, Namgyal has stated, “I come from a humble family of farmers, where the focus was self-sustenance. I owe a lot to my mother.”
Namgyal recently got hitched in February to Dr Sonam Wangmo, who is a professor in a Ladakh University.
Namyang has been a popular leader in the locale in spite of his absence of associations or political background. His emphasis on grassroot advancement and energy to focus on national Ladakh has been hailed by local people.
A former student leader, he was also the president of the All Ladakh Student Association, Jammu and was Private Secretary to former MP from Ladakh Shri Thupstan Chhewang. In 2012 by becoming a BJP member, he entered the mainstream politics.
In November 9, 2018, he was elected as the 8th Chief Executive Councillor of the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council with a record margin and had served in various capacities.
Allegedly, his proclaimed resources on the appointive oath is somewhat less than Rs 10 lakh. After his ongoing triumph as chose MP from Ladakh, he has turned into a delegate for India’s biggest geographic parliamentary seat.
Aside from being into dynamic politics, Namgyal is likewise a published author. A gathering of his verse titled Nyam-rtsom Gyi Leg-skyes was distributed in 2013. He likewise composed an article titled ‘Divisional Status for Ladakh-Its Implication’ which was distributed by Daily Excelsior in 2014. Another article of his requesting consideration of Bhoti language in the Eighth Schedule was conveyed as the principle story by Himalayan Cultural Heritage in 2012.