Lobsang Namgyal
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Name: Lobsang Namgyal
Age: Mid-thirties
Date/place of protest: 3 February 2013, Ngaba
Current status: Deceased
Overview: “He was regarded as a model for a new generation of students at Kirti,”

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“He was regarded as a model for a new generation of students at Kirti,” 

Lobsang Namgyal, a former monk at Kirti monastery in Ngaba, set himself on fire and died.

Lobsang Namgyal was known as an exceptional student at Kirti monastery who had been tipped to study for the highest qualification in Tibetan Buddhism, a Geshe degree. “He was regarded as a model for a new generation of students at Kirti,” the Kirti monks in exile said in a statement in Tibetan.