New Delhi, 16 May, 2011: TPPRC in partnership with All Party Indian Parliamentary Forums for Tibet and Core Group for Tibet Cause organised a seminar on the renewed Chinese government’s religious repression in Tibet and siege of Kirti Monastery. Participants from different sphere of professions such as journalist, advocates, human rights activists, students, scholars, representatives from different embassies were present in the programme.
Speakers of the programme were former Indian ambassador Mr. Dalip Mehta; Representative of H.H. the Dalai Lama in New Delhi Mr. Tempa Tsering; and Journalist Mr. Vijay Kranti.
Mr. Dalip Mehta in his talk highlighted the activities and policies of PRC that led to the accrual of resentment among the Tibetan people resulting in adverse effects on the relation between Tibetan and Han Chinese. Mr. Tempa Tsering briefed the current situation in Ngaba region and Tibet in general. He strongly condemned the Chinese propaganda about higher living standard of Tibetans under China’s “Socialist Paradise.” Mr. Vijay Kranti narrated the account of condition of the Ngaba region before the year 2008 and he also listed down some of the factors which were forcing Tibetans to sacrifice their lives and express their faith and devotion to H.H. the Dalai Lama.
Dr. N.K. Trikha, National Convener of Core Group Group for Tibetan Cause chaired the session and TPPRC Executive Director, Mr. Choekyong Wangchuk presented a vote of thanks.