JAWALAMUKHI: More then 500 hundred Tibetans are coming to Jawalamukhi from Dharamsala to gherao the Yatri Niwas.Coming via foot , they are reaching here on Sunday morning to protest against the arrests of Tibetans by Indian authorities recently.
The march, defying Indian government’s order banning peaceful protests against China, was re-launched in wake of China’s brutal crackdown on Tibetan demonstrators going on inside Tibet.Tension prevails in Jawalamukhi. More police personal deployed by the authority in and outside the Yatri Niwas on Nadaun Road.Electricity of the campus was shut down fearing attack of Tibetans.
Tibetan People’s Deputies also stood up today in solidarity with the movement and called members to sit on a hunger strike. They called all the members to initiate the release of the marchers of the ‘Return March to Tibet’ currently held in judicial remand in Yatri Nivas at Jawalamukhi. They appealed the Indian Government to allow the ‘Return March to Tibet‘.
Photo by Prem Sood.