VEN GESHE NGABA GANGRI was born on 21st September 1982 in Ngaba region of Tibet. Since 2005, Geshe Gangri has been serving the Tibetan cause in numerous capacities, shouldering the responsibility of Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson, and Secretaries of many Tibetan NGOs and member of Tibetan Local Assembly of Mundgod. In order to create awareness on Tibet’s issue, Geshe Gangri partook in an all-India cycle rally and march in 2009. In 2011, he was honored with the Geshe Degree (equivalent to Ph.D.) from Drepung Monastery.
In 2010, he took the responsibility of the editor and distributor for a newspaper entitled, ‘Tibetan Parliamentarian’ during the election of Sikyong and Parliamentarians. Likewise, he has published numerous research articles in newspapers, magazines, the internet, etc. He served as an executive member of Mundgod Regional Dhomey Association, executive member of 15th Central Dhomey Association, and organizing committee member of the 80th birth anniversary of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. He was also the President of the 16th Central Dhomey Association’s executive committee. Currently, Geshe Gangri is a member of the 17th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile from Dhomey province and the President of the 17th Central Dhomey Association’s executive committee.