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Detailed Profile: Shri Hishey Lachungpa

NameShri Hishey Lachungpa
Father's NameLate Shri Tshering Dorjee Lachungpa
Mother's NameLate Shrimati Phumzay Lachungpa
Date of Birth10/05/1967
Birth PlacePhaka, Lachung, Distt. North Sikkim (Sikkim)
Maritial Status Married On 17 March 2001
Spouse NameDr. (Shrimati) Chongtick Lachungpa
No. of Childrenone Daughter One Son
State NameSikkim
Party NameSikkim Democratic Front
Permanent AddressJigching House, Near District Administrative Centre Complex, Upper Sichey, Near DAC, Gangtok, East Sikkim.
Telephone : 03592-284151, Mobile: 09474691773
Present AddressSikkim House,12, Panchsheel Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi 110021
Email idh[dot]lachungpa[at]sansad[dot]nic[dot]in
Educational QualificationsB.A. Educated at Sikkim Government College, Gangtok, North Bengal University
ProfessionPolitical and Social Worker
Positions Held 1994-1999, 1999-2004 and 2004-2009 Member, Sikkim Legislative Assembly (three terms) 1994-1999 Minister, Department of Energy and Power, Government of Sikkim 1999-2004 Minister, Department of Power and Labour & Capacity Building, Government of Sikkim 2004-2009 Minister, Department of Health Care, Human Services & Family Welfare and Social Justice and Empowernment & Welfare, Government of Sikkim 2009- Feb. 2012 Political Advisor to the Chief Minister (Cabinet Minister rank), Government of Sikkim Feb. 2012 Elected to Rajya Sabha Aug. 2012 onwards Member, Committee on Defence
Freedom FighterNo
Books PublishedHas published religious prayer book in Nepali and English
Social and Cultural Activities, Literary, Artistic and Scientific Accomplishments and other Special Interests
Sports, Clubs, Favourite Pastimes and RecreationPresident, (i) Denzong Boys Football Club and (ii) United Sikkim Sporting Club (USSC), 2003-2010; Patron, (i) Sikkim Football Association, (ii) Sikkim Athletics Association, (iii) Sikkim Amateur Swimming Association, (iv) Sikkim Badminton Association, (v) Sikkim Table Tennis Association and (vi) Girish and The Chronicles (a music band); Advisor, United Sikkim Football Club; reading, games and sports, badminton, watching movies and travelling
Countries VisitedAustralia, New Zealand, China, Hong Kong and Thailand
Other InformationWas jailed in 1993 during the movement launched by the Sikkim Democratic Front for restoration of democracy and rule of law in the State; Founder Member, Sikkim Democratic Front (S.D.F.); Presently Vice - President, Sikkim Democratic Front

Source: Rajya Sabha