Sonam Wangchuk

Wangchuk on five-day climate fast, says 'will fight till my last breath'

He added that his fast was meant to draw the attention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and the entire world to live simpler and carbon-neutral lives

published on : 31st January 2023

'Himalayas more important than few happy corporators': Sonam Wangchuk on his 5-day hunger strike

Wangchuk said safeguarding the Himalayas, including its glaciers, should be more important than making some "corporators happy" as it is having a direct bearing on the people of the sub-continent.

published on : 30th January 2023

Ladakhi innovator Sonam Wangchuk says he's under house arrest, police deny charge

He had announced a hunger strike at the 18,380 feet high Khardung La from January 26 to invite the BJP-led Centre's attention to the demands of the people of Ladakh.

published on : 29th January 2023

Ramon Magsaysay Award a recognition of mountain minorities’ struggle: Sonam Wangchuk

The Ladakhi engineer, who was the inspiration for Aamir Khan’s character in the movie 3 Idiots, won the award for his contribution in harnessing nature, culture and education for community progress.

published on : 27th July 2018