New Delhi: The Tibetan Parliamentary Delegation led by Deputy Speaker Dolma Tsering Teykhang and consisting of Parliamentarians Tenpa Yarphel, Khenpo Kada Ngedup Sonam, and Phurpa Dorjee Gyaldhong has been advocating Tibet’s issue here for the past three days, meeting 38 Indian lawmakers, including Ministers and political leaders of various political parties of India.
During their meeting with the Indian lawmakers, the members of the delegation apprised of the ever-critical situation inside Tibet which remains grim and alarming despite China’s lofty claims of having liberated and developed.
The delegation led by the Deputy Speaker urged the honorable members of the Indian Parliament to take a leading role in the international arena on the question of the survival of the Tibetan identity and its rich cultural heritage and to join the world leaders in expressing concern over human rights violation, religious repression in Tibet.
They also requested Indian lawmakers to support the early resumption of dialogue with the envoys of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Communist China and to join the world leaders to urge United Nations’ Framework Conventions on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to launch a scientific research study to understand the impact of climate change on Tibetan plateau on global climate change.
By Team TRC
(Information supplied by Tibetan Parliamentary Secretariat)