Taring Raja

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Tsotra Namgyal

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Born 1887


Taring Raja. Personal name Tsotra Namgyal. Born 1887. Elder brother of the Maharaja of Sikkim and lives at Taring near Gyantse. Is a Tibetan official of the 4th rank but his son Jigme (see Taring Se) is performing his duties for him at Lhasa. His second son Chhime married a daughter of Dele Rabden. He has a third son, Namgyal, born in 1929. There are four daughters of whom the first three are married to Ragashar, Kyipup II and Numa respectively and the fourth is a nun. The title of Raja was conferred on him in 1922 by the Government of India. Died.

Page references from Who's Who in Tibet

1938 (page 65-66) 1942 (page 33) 1945 (page 41) 1949 (page 121)

This entry is from "Who Was Who in Tibet?" Copyright Frank Drauschke, Facts & Files, Berlin