Statement of IALS President Sonam Wangchock on the Passing of leading Ladakhi scholar and IALS Patron Tashi Rabgias

“I am saddened to learn the passing away of Shri Tashi Rabgias, the patron of International Association for Ladakh Studies (IALS) this morning. I extend my most heartfelt sorrow and condolences on the loss of Ladakh’s historian and scholar whose contribution to language, literature and history of Ladakh is immense. It is an irretrievable loss to the people of Ladakh. May he attain Nirvana!”

– Sonam Wangchok