Dharamshala: The New Delhi-based Bharat Tibbat Sahyog Manch (BTSM) and India Tibet Coordination Office (ITCO) jointly organised a one-day seminar on "India’s Role in Resolving the Issue of Tibet" on 20 November in Sapikar Hall, Constitutional Club in New Delhi.
In the morning session, Indresh Kumar, the founder and incumbent patron of BTSM, presided over the meeting of its working committee members and the Himalayan Parivar to hold a mass rally on 10 December at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.
It was followed by the screening "Compassion in-Exile" to the members.
Later in the afternoon, Kalon Tripa Samdhong Rinpoche, while speaking as the chief guest at the workshop said, " A friendly relationship between India and China could play a significant role in bringing peace and prosperity in Asia."
"If such a friendship is established, then it’ll help in the peaceful resolution of the issue of Tibet," Kalon Tripa added.
At the function, Kalon Tripa and Indresh Kumar released books titled "Lhasa Pukare Mansarovar Ko" and "Arunachal Pradesh, Nurturing the Roots". The former, which is a compilation of articles and essays by the Sangh leaders and academics concerning the Tibetan cause. Edited by former HP Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal, the 109-page book contains articles on the need of resolving the issue of Tibet.
The dignitaries present at the occasion were Kiren Rijju, MP from Arunachal Pradesh and Prem Kumar Dhumal, MP Rajya Sabha, Dr Kuldeep Chand Agnihotri, co-convener of the Core Group for Tibetan cause.--Based on the report send by ITCO
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