New Tibetan Welfare Officer of Dharamsala elected


December 3, 2007 1:01 am



New Tibetan Welfare Officer of Dharamsala elected

Monday, 3 December 2007, 11:13 a.m.


Dharamshala: Tsering Phuntsok has won the final round of election for the post of Tibetan Welfare Officer of Dharamshala with 69.39% of the total cast.

In a statement released on 1 December by the chief election commissioner, CTA, said that “We are pleased to announce that in accordance with Article 80 (1) of the Tibetan Election Regulations, Tsering Phuntsok has been declared as the people’s elected Tibetan Welfare Officer for 3 years w.e.f from 1 December 2007″.

Of the total 866 votes cast in final round of election held on 29 November, with 3 votes nullified, Tsering Phuntsok secured 601 votes and Lodoe Sangpo with 252 votes.

The official ceremony for taking charge of the office will be held later on.