Hi guest, Register | Login | Contact Us
Welcome to Phayul.com - Our News Your Views
Sat 20, Dec 2014 09:08 AM (IST)
Search:     powered by Google
 MENU
Home
News
Photo News
Opinions
Statements &
Press Releases

Book Reviews
Movie Reviews
Interviews
Travels
Health
Obituaries
News Discussions
News Archives
Download photos from Tibet
 Latest Stories
Tibetan PM to speak at India Ideas Conclave in Goa
US Congress funds $ 3 Million for Tibetan exiles in India, Nepal
Tibetan exiles pray for latest self immolator
Tibetan college students complete course in Tibetan language, Buddhist studies
Breaking: Tibetan dies after setting self on fire
Exile Tibetan Parliamentarians call upon Indian lawmakers, revive All Party Indian Parliamentary Forum for Tibet
Tibetan youth beaten to death in Golog
Tibetan man sentenced for denouncing contoversial deity
Sad not meeting the Pope: Dalai Lama
Village leader killed in Driru, 107 nuns expelled in Phenbo
 Latest Photo News
View from the audience during the first day of His Holiness the Dalai Lama's three day teaching at the request of a group from Russia in New Delhi, India, December 17, 2014. OHHDL Photo: Tenzin Choejor
A Tibetan man carrying a placard at a protest in the backdrop of G20 Summit in Brisbane, Australia. The campaign is carried out jointly by the Australian Tibet Council and Students for a Free Tibet. 15/11/14 Photo:SFT
A gigantic banner released by Tibet activists near the iconic Story Bridge in presence of mediapersons in Brisbane, Australia, where 20 world leaders will meet for G20 summit.  Nov. 14, 2014
more photos »
Advertisement
Dalai Lama prompts Tibetan parliament to accept his retirement
Phayul[Friday, March 25, 2011 21:25]
By Phurbu Thinley

Dharamsala, March 25: Prompted by His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s unbending decision to pass on his political power to an elected leadership, Tibet’s parliament in exile Friday formally decided to accept and act on his proposal.

The members of the 14th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile, which concluded its 10-day session here today, unanimously passed a resolution to amend the Charter of Tibetans in Exile to finally pave way for the Dalai Lama's proposal to give up his political role in Tibet’s government in exile.

The members of the parliament also agreed to hold an “Additional Session” for the implementation of the amendments to the Charter. The lawmakers further agreed that they were bound by a “special responsibility” to find a logical conclusion to the matter before the current parliament dissolves in May this year after completing its full five-year term.

Accordingly, the parliament decided to form a joint "Constitutional Amendment Drafting Committee" comprising members of Kashag (Cabinet) and the Parliament.

In drafting the amendment bill, the committee is required to consult legal and constitutional experts and also take into consideration the concerns expressed by the Tibetan lawmakers during their debates in the parliament session. The committee is further required to present the draft of the amendment bill to the Parliamentary Secretariat by April 11, 2011.

In the resolution, the parliament also agreed to host a “Second Tibetan National General Meeting” towards the third week of May to deliberate on ways to still accommodate a special symbolic role for the Dalai Lama in the Charter of Tibetans in Exile.

The resolution declares that the final outcome would then be discussed and be finally implemented during the “Additional Session” of the parliament, the dates for which is yet to be finalised.
Print Send Bookmark and Share
  Readers' Comments »
Involve legal experts/historians/etc. (vox_pop_75)
Your Comments

 Other Stories
Dalai Lama prompts Tibetan parliament to accept his retirement
Prepare for the Big Bang
Nepal reassures support to one China, gets $18 mn in military aid
DALAI LAMA’S NEW MOVE -WHY CHINA LOOKS SO MISERABLE?
Advertisement
Advertisement
Photo Galleries
Advertisement
Phayul.com does not endorse the advertisements placed on the site. It does not have any control over the google ads. Please send the URL of the ads if found objectionable to editor@phayul.com
Copyright © 2004-2014 Phayul.com   feedback | advertise | contact us
Powered by Lateng Online
Advertisement