China demolishes 99-foot Buddha statue in Drago County

By Choekyi Lhamo DHARAMSHALA, Dec. 28: The Chinese authorities in Drago County in the Kham region of Tibet have reportedly demolished a 99-foot statue of Buddha, and destroyed 45 huge prayer wheels that were erected near Drago monastery, sources cited by Dharamshala-based Tibet Watch said. The report published on Friday said that the county chief … Continue reading China demolishes 99-foot Buddha statue in Drago County