Dangto-pa Personal name: Mingyur Dorji
Born: 1912
Kapshopa Tsi-pon Chhogyal Nyima Lhudup’s youngest brother. Appointed Tsa-nyer (Grass Steward) at Lhasa in 1937 and was Guide to the British Mission, Lhasa, from 1938 to 1941. dressed in gyeluche dress.
Photographed by Hugh E. Richardson


Appointed Dzong-pon of Dho Dzong in Central Tibet in 1941. Appointed one of the Sho-pas (Magistrate of Sho, a village below the Potala) in 1942. he was executed by PLA for taking part in Lhasa Uprisings 1959 protecting Norbu Lingka & the Dalai Lama’s escape.

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