Sonam Wangchuk 6 September 1966 in Near Alchi in the Leh District of Ladakh. In his early childhood he was not enrolled in school until he was 9, Their is no school in his village.His mother education him at the age of 9 until he was not going to school.
Sonam Wangchuk Doing his B.Tech in Merchant Engineering from National Institute of Technology Srinagar. He also went for Two years of higher Studies In Earthen Architecture at Craterre School of Architecture in Grenoble, France in 2011.
Sonam Wangchuk in 1988 after complete his Graduation , Sonam Wangchuk and His brother stated Student’s Educational and Cultural norms movement in Ladakh.
“Sonam Wangchuk Innovations SECMOL campus”
Sonam Wangchuk has been helping in Designing and overseeing the Contraction of saveral passive solar mud buildings in mountain regions like Ladakh, Nepal, Sikkim so that energy savings principles are implemented on a larger scale. Even in -30 Celsius winters, his solar-powered school, built with the rammed earth, keeps the students warm.
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“Sonam Wangchuk Politics Life”
In 2013, on repeated requests from students community of Ladakh, Wangchuk helped launch NLM – the New Ladakh Movement – a social campaign and Ladakh’s version of Green Party with the aim of working for sustainable education, environment and economy. It also aimed at uniting all the political leaders of Ladakh under one banner for the growth and development of Ladakh.
Wangchuk came into the spotlight in 2009, when his story inspired Aamir Khan’s character Phunsukh Wangdu or Rancchoddas Shyamaldas Chanchad (Rancho) in the Rajkumar Hirani directed film 3 Idiots. He has been referred as “The real life Phunsukh Wangdu”. However he says that he is not Phunsukh Wangdu
“Boycott Chinese Goods Sonam Wangchuk”
Great educator and Digital Creator Sonam Wangchuk Created a digital platform and he says to people to Boycott Chines product.
The clip starts with Wangchuck sitting in Ladakh with the backdrop of the Himalayas and the river Sindhu. He also talks about the tensions at the border of India and China. He adds that Indian jets were flying over him a few hours ago.
In the video, he majorly speaks about the responsibilities of the Indian citizens and how they can help India during the tension between the two countries. He said: “Jab tanav hota hai seema par tab hum-aap jaise nagrik soojate hai raat ko yeh soch kar ki sainik iska jawaab denge. (Whenever there is tension at the borders, we sleep peacefully at night thinking that there are soldiers who are at the border.)”
He said: “Is baar Bharat ki bullet power se zyada wallet power kaam aaegi. (This time instead of the bullet power, wallet power will play a more important role.)”
“China Fears to Broken Trade With India”
In his second video of the series, which followed a Q&A format, Wangchuk answered questions from his viewers.
Aside from clarifying that he was not against Chinese people, he talked about the killings of Tibetan Buddhists, demolition of temples and the atrocities committed against Uyghur Muslims in China.
He also tackled the expansionist attitude of the Chinese government, claiming, “This just isn’t happening with India. China is doing the same thing in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Vietnam. This isn’t just about enmity towards other countries for China. It is attempting to solve its internal problems by doing this. China’s biggest fear is its own population and the rising internal dissatisfaction.”
Wangchuk compared the Chinese goods boycott call to the Swadeshi Movement of 1905, promoted by freedom fighter Bal Gangadhar Tilak. Furthermore, he suggested that the movement be citizen-driven — “Citizens have the option to rule out the products because customers are the king, and no-one will have the authority to ask any questions to the consumers.”