DHARAMSHALA: As the critical situation in Tibet further aggravates with the continuing self-immolations and peaceful protests by Tibetans, the Tibetans living in exile has been drawing the world’s attention on the plight of Tibet.
Taking over the flame of truth torch from Mysore, the Tibetan college students in Mangalore in southern India carried it to different colleges in the city. “All Tibetan students present in the meeting were assigned responsibilities to visit different colleges in the city to organise the torch relay to create awareness on the issue of Tibet and to collect signatures on Tibet petition to be submitted to United Nations,” the organisers said in a statement.
Two separate student delegations visited Dr MV Shetty College and Nitte College to apprised Indian students and officials about the campaign and collected signatures on the Tibet petition on 12 August.
The torch also travelled to Alvas college, Saptagiri college, Srinivas college, St. Alouysious college and Sarosh College on 13 August.
Tibetan students had planned to organise similar awareness programme on the current situation in Tibet at Manipal College near Mangalore city.
The torch will reach Bangalore city on India’s independence day on 15 August.