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Namgyal Rinchhen

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Born 1905 Served in Government 1923


Rampa Se (Kyito Se). Personal name Namgyal Rinchhen. Born 1906. Lay official of the 5th rank. Has held the posts of Tsa-nyer (Grass Steward at Lhasa), Dzong-pšn of Chomo Dzong in Kongbo, Kan-dršn (Secretary to the Kashag), and Ka-trung (Assistant Secretary to the Kashag). He accompanied Tendong Shap-pe to Kham when the former was sent there as Commissioner, and stayed three years. Returned to Lhasa in 1934 and was appointed Shš-pa (Magistrate of Shš village, below the Potala). In 1936-37, he was Guide to the Political Officer in Sikkim on his mission to Lhasa. An intelligent and promising official. Married Ringang's sister. Has two children, a boy and a girl. Was promoted to a 4th rank official La-chag (Treasurer at the Cathedral) in May, 1943 - vide Chogte-pa resigned. Promoted to the rank of Theiji in July, 1952. Left Lhasa for Peking in September, 1952, as the Lay-officer-in-charge of the Tibetan Liaison Office in China.

Page references from Who's Who in Tibet

1933 (page 21) 1938 (page 57) 1942 (page 27) 1945 (page 35) 1949 (page 98)

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