Basic information
Interviewee ID: 990493
Name: Luvsangombo
Parent's name: Namjil
Ovog: Harchin
Sex: m
Year of Birth: 1926
Ethnicity: Halh
Occupations: no specialisation, herder, bag darga, Ih Hural deputy, now retired

Additional Information
Education: incomplete secondary
Notes on education: This most likely means 7 years of schooling.
Belief: Buddhist
Born in: Hatanbulag sum, Dornogovi aimag
Lives in: Hatanbulag sum (or part of UB), Dornogovi aimag
Mother's profession: herder
Father's profession: herder

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Summary of Interview 100504A with Luvsangombo by Ariun-Undrah

Luvsangombo Namjil was born in Hatanbulag sum, Dornogobi aimag in 1926. Hs parents gave him for adoption to another family, so he called his adopted parents as foster-parents. He studied at primary school from 1939-1945 and it was the time of the war between Russia and Germany. Luvsangombo joined the army in 1947 and served for three years. He started his work career as a bookkeeper at the collective and worked as a brigade head, bag darga, and senior agitator for about 20 years. After that he herded collective livestock from 1971-1990. He was awarded the State Champion at Herding twice and several times received a 5 wall-tent and 5000 tögrögs as an award. Luvsangombo was critical and said that many good things created during socialism were destroyed during democracy. For instance, he said that collectives, veterinary clinics, farms and so on were created during socialism and destroyed at the beginning of democracy. Luvsangombo is a herder, who spent most of his life herding.

Summary of Interview 100504B with Luvsangombo by Ariun-Undrah

Luvsangombo was elected as a member of the State Great Hural 1981-1986 and attended State Great Hural sessions seven times. He was also nominated twice for the Mongolian People’s Revolutionary Party Conference and elected twice as a member of the party committee. The state valued his work and awarded him the Polar star, Medal of Labour Excellence, medals of 40, 50, 70th anniversary of People’s Revolution and others. He said “these were the memorable events in my life”. Luvsangombo also thoroughly explained about the collectives’ activities as he herded collective livestock for 23 years. He also talked about the repressions, which was happened when he was 8-9 years old. In that time there were the temples of Ölgii and Hashaat. All the monks who were in these temples were arrested. One of his uncles, called Dorjbanzad, who was living at the Toli temple was also repressed.