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Tibetans rallly in Assam

Last Updated: Saturday, March 10, 2012 - 16:41

Guwahati: The Tibetan community of the
North Eastern region on Saturday celebrated the 53rd anniversary of their `Uprising day`.

Over thousand Tibetans, drawn from Meghalaya,
Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh besides Assam, participated in a
rally from the Dighalipukhuri area of the city to Chandmari.

In the rally at Dighalipukhuri speakers alleged that
many Tibetans have died while demanding the return of Dalai
Lama from exile.

Members from the Tibetan Solidarity Community, North
East India, who organised the protest, said there was
widespread resentment among the people of Tibet.

"The Tibetans are in exile and with great sorrow we
are observing the 53rd anniversary of our uprising to support
the cause of peaceful struggle...," Ansung Lama, a protestor,
said.

PTI

First Published: Saturday, March 10, 2012 - 16:41

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