DHARAMSHALA: A prayer service organised by the Department of Religion and Culture, Central Tibetan Administration was held at the Tsuklagkhang temple yesterday to mourn the demise of Lobsang Lozin.
Lobsang Lozin (18), a monk from the Tsodun Kirti monastery, set himself on fire in Barkham, Ngaba in Northeastern Tibet protesting against the unjust policies of the Chinese government in Tibet on 17 July 2012.
He is the 44th Tibetan to self-immolate in tibet against the Chinese government since 2009.
Kalon Dicki Chhoyang read out the the Kashag’s message of condolence to the gathering.
The prayer service was presided over by the abbot of Namgyal monastery and attended by all the officials and staff of the Central Tibetan Administration as well as by the general Tibetan public.