Sonam Wangchuk or more popularly known as Colonel Sonam Wangchuk is the proud Indian Army Officer with serving wings in one of the coldest regions of India known as Ladakh. Sonam Wangchuk serves as Ladakh Scouts Regiment. Sonam Wangchuk has won one of the most prestigious honor as Indian Citizen and Army Official called as the MahaVir Chakra labeled as India’s highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy. Honorable Colonel is famous as one of the most courageous Indian Army Official during the Kargil War. The Kargil War was fought between India and Pakistan in May and June of 1999, India successfully managed to dominate the war with a superior show against Pakistan Rangers.
Sonam Wangchuk Bio
Sonam Wangchuk was born in 1964 in the Sankar, Wangchuk belongs to the Khkshal region one of the District in Leh in the Ladakh region of India. For a better education parameter and success in life Sonam Wangchuk’s family shifted to Solan region of Himachal Pradesh when Sonam was 5 years of age. As part of his military career, he was first trained and posted in Chennai as part of 4th Battalion, then he served as Second Lieutenant in The Assam Regiment. Wangchuk is known to be the great admirer of Dalai Lama, he came in contact with 14th Dalai Lama as his father was security in charge of Dalai Lama. Colonel Sonam’s story as the man to shine from the extreme corner region of India is the inspiration for joining Indian Army.
Education and Career
Sonam Wangchuk completed his initial education from different places as his father was posted in different states of India, at last, he settled for The Modern School in New Delhi and completed his graduation degree in History from Delhi University. Sonam started his career in Military with posting in 4th Battalion Chennai. He has also served the nation as Company Commander in Ukrul region of North Eastern part, in Kargil War 1999 Wangchuk played a vital role in hushing Pakistan troops across boundary.
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Name: Colonel Sonam Wangchuk
Place of Birth: Leh of Ladakh
Parents: Information not available.
Wife: To be updated soon
Marital Status: Married
Profession: Colonel / Military Man
Language Known: Hindi, English