Arunachal CM Pema Khandu’s Brother Passes Away

Jambey Tashi was a BJP MLA from Lumla constituency of Tawang district of Arunachal Pradesh
Arunachal CM Pema Khandu’s Brother Passes Away
Arunachal CM Pema Khandu’s Brother Passes Away

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu's brother and BJP MLA, Jambey Tashi, passed away due to a prolonged illness at Guwahati’s Downtown Hospital.

Jambey Tashi was a BJP MLA from Lumla constituency of Tawang district of Arunachal Pradesh. The 44-year-old Tashi was also a Member of the National Minority Morcha, BJP. He had previously been a member of the Indian National Congress and People's Party of Arunachal.

In 2009, he was elected unopposed from 1-Lumla S/T Assembly constituency on a Congress ticket. In the 2014 election for the 1-Lumla Legislative Assembly of Arunachal Pradesh, he defeated Independent candidate Theg Tse Rinpoche, on a Congress ticket, by 1499 votes.

In 2019 Legislative Assembly elections, he rode on a BJP ticket and defeated Jampa Thrinly Kunkhap of NPP by 1288 votes. Jambey Tashi garnered 4567 votes while Jampa Thrinly Kunkhap got 3279 votes.

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