Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile to deliberate Chinese repression inside Tibet

Dharamsala: In protest against the Chinese dominance over Tibetan culture, more than 120 Tibetans having died by burning themselves since 2009 is what the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile intends to deliberate upon and find solutions to the critical conditions prevailing inside Tibet.

In view of the deteriorating conditions inside Tibet, the parliament will deliberate on ways to find a meaningful solution to the critical situation,” said Penpa Tsering, speaker Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile. Tibet Flag

Speaking at the opening of the 6th session of the 15th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile at Dharamsala, today he  said, “the Tibetan Parliament has organised many campaigns till date and will continue to hold rallies and organise more campaigns to create more awareness and garner international support to end China’s repression in Tibet.”

Penpa Tsering also referred to the Dalai Lama’s remarks to the officials of the Central Tibetan Administration on the occasion of Tibetan democracy day on 2 September 2013 saying, “His Holiness did express serious concern about public servants’ indifferent attitude towards the general public. His Holiness did urge the Tibetan administrators and officials to serve and address the grievances of the Tibetan public as a priority and in a time-bound manner.”id.

The agenda for the 6th session of the Tibetan Parliament includes presentation of annual reports by the seven departments of the Central Tibetan Administration, and the presentation of annual report and recommendations of the 5th Public Accounts Committee of the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile. The Parliament will also deliberate on the urgent situation prevailing inside Tibet.

Arvind Sharma is an award winning bi-lingual journalist with more than 20 years of experience. He has worked with Divya Himachal, Dainik Jagran, Dainik Bhasker, Vir Partap, Ajit and PTI. In 2010, he was conferred the Himachal Kesri journalism award. He reports on the Tibetan Government in Exile, politics, sports, tourism and other topics. He lives in Dharamshala.

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