Hi guest, Register | Login | Contact Us
Welcome to Phayul.com - Our News Your Views
Tue 16, Jul 2019 07:46 PM (IST)
Search:     powered by Google
Photo News
Statements &
Press Releases

Book Reviews
Movie Reviews
News Discussions
News Archives
Download photos from Tibet
 Latest Stories
India must recognize Beijing’s Dalai Lama or risk ‘major political difference’: Chinese official
Must not lose hope for Tibet: Dalai Lama tells Tibetan youth
Evicted Tibetan nuns from Yachen Gar beaten by Chinese guards
Lhasa has become a money-driven city, says Australian filmmaker
Coalition of 22 nations condemn China over the mass detention of Uyghurs
Trial begins in Case No. 20
China objects to United States' proposed $2.2 Bn arms sale to Taiwan
Tibetan President urges New Delhi to include Tibet among its core issues
Dhondupling wins the first Tibetan women’s basketball tournament against tuberculosis
Being compassionate in your life, the best gift for me: Dalai Lama on his 84th birthday
 Latest Photo News
Nearly 3000 Students from eight countries listened to teachings of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Three day annual teachings for youth began today. June 3, 2019. Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
His Holiness the Dalai Lama is being escorted to the teaching site at Tsuglakhang temple, May 13, 2019. Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
More than a thousand Tibetans, Uyghurs and supporters protest in Paris to denounce China's repression in Tibet. Xi Jinping will be on an official visit to France from Monday. Under a canopy of flags with snow lions, protesters marched from the Trocadero Human Rights Square to the Peace Wall at the other end of the Champ de Mars. 25 March 2019. Phayul photo/Norbu Wangyal
more photos »
Tibetan parliament mourns demise of Tibet's long time friend Mohan Singh
Phayul[Monday, September 23, 2013 11:15]
Mohan Singh/file
Mohan Singh/file
DHARAMSALA, September 23 - The Tibetan Parliament today passed a resolution mourning the death of a long time Tibet supporter and Indian legislator Mohan Singh. The Tibetan Parliament also expressed its condolences to the bereaved family members of Singh, who breathed his last yesterday in AIIMS after a prolonged battle with cancer. Singh, 68, was admitted to AIIMS on September 18.

Singh was the convener of the All India Parliamentary Forum on Tibet (AIPFT) which was founded in 1970 by M C Chagla. He played a key role in organizing a meeting between the Tibetan leader Dalai Lama and Indian lawmakers in the parliament annexe in 1990's. The first World Parliamentarians Convention on Tibet (WPCT) was held in New Delhi in 1994 during Singh's convenership of the AIPFT.

Singh visited Dharamsala in 2008 when Tibet reeled under tension after anti China protests swept the nation. "Any struggle for human rights preservation is a matter for the whole of humanity," Singh had said.

Singh was Samajwadi Party general secretary and Rajya Sabha member.

Last rites will be performed at his ancestral village Jainagar in Deoria, UP.

Singh is survived by his wife Urmila and two daughters.
Print Send Bookmark and Share
  Readers' Comments »
Be the first to comment on this article

 Other Stories
Dalai Lama congratulates Merkel on election victory
Exile Tibetans appeal for commuting of Konchok and Kyab’s death sentence
Tibetan parliament mourns demise of Tibet's long time friend Mohan Singh
Photo Galleries
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 © 2004-2019 Phayul.com   feedback | advertise | contact us
Powered by Lateng Online