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Miranda House Delhi hosts a “Day for Tibet”

By Radhika Rashi
Miranda House Delhi hosts a “Day for Tibet”

Dharamshala: A day of talks, presentations and lively discussion on Tibet, was held in Delhi on Wednesday. "A Day for Tibet" was organised by the Delhi chapter of Students' for a Free Tibet (SFT) in collaboration with Miranda Foreign Student Association at Miranda House, Delhi University.

Coordinator of the event Rinzin Choedon, a student at Delhi University, said the event was designed to raise awareness of Tibet and the Tibetan plight. Choedon said that many students are unaware of the ethnicity's of many Tibetan students studying in Delhi, "they never realize the fact that we belong to [a] different nation - Tibet."

Events included a presentation by photo journalist and Tibetan supporter Vijay Kranti and Dr. Pratibha Jolly, Principal at Miranda House, who shared her views and knowledge regarding the current Indo-China relation. Following this, guests were treated to some traditional Tibetan food before viewing the documentary 'Tibet Will Be Free.'

The final presentation was given by SFT Delhi coordinator Tsering Tashi who spoke of his journey across the Himalayas at age 14 and on the self-immolations that have been occurring in Tibet. His speech shocked many.

Director of SFT Delhi, Rigzin Spalgon, said the event was a great success.

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