Three Tibetans protest near Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s hotel

Last Updated: Monday, May 20, 2013 - 11:57

New Delhi: Tibetan activists on Monday defied security and managed to stage a small protest near the Taj Palace Hotel here where Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is staying, police said.

Three Tibetan students climbed on top of a structure in a filling station near the hotel and shouted slogans for a free Tibet, an official said.

They also displayed a banner that read "Li Keqiang, Tibet will be free".

The three students were detained by police.

Several roads were blocked and Metro stations shut in view of Li`s visit to the Indian capital. He came Sunday and leaves Tuesday for Mumbai.

There have been no major incidents of protest by Tibetans during the visit.

IANS



First Published: Monday, May 20, 2013 - 11:57

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