Tibetan Parliamentary Delegation meet Indian Top Politicians
Monday, 2 June 2008, 2:05 p.m.
Dharamshala: A delegation of
the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile (TPiE) led by Deputy Speaker Dolma
Gyari met with cabinet ministers of the Indian government and members
of Parliament, during their visit to New Delhi from 12 – 25 May.
The delegation met with top politicians from 12 major political
parties, including George Fernandes (Janata Dal United), L K Advani
(Bharatya Janta Party), Janeswar Mishra, former cabinet minister
(Samajwadi party), Ajit Singh (Rashriya Lok Dal), Sharad Yadav (Janta
Dal), Sharad Pawar (Nationalist Congress Party), Bhuta Singh, Dubey,
general-secretary (Congress), Satyavrat Chaturvedi (Congress), Kapila
Vadhasayan (MP), Raghuvanch Prasad, cabinet minister (RJD), prominent
leaders of the Communist Party, Rahul Gandhi, MP (Congress) and many
“The overwhelming support and concern expressed by them [
cabinet ministers and members of Indian Parliament] encourage our
delegations towards our just cause. Most of them had full support for
the non-violent approach of His Holiness the Dalai Lama,” Deputy
Speaker Dolma Gyari said.
The Tibetan parliamentary delegation also met with officials of
the United Nations’ bodies and embassies based in New-Delhi. The
meeting was co-ordinated by the Bureau of His Holiness the Dalai Lama
in New Delhi.
Other members of TPiE in the delegation included Ven. Sonam Tenphel, Dolker Lhamo Kirti and Dolma Tsering.
K Advani, leader of the opposition in the 14th Lok Sabha and senior
leader of the Bharatiya Janta Party (C) meets with a delegation of
Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile, including (from left) Acharya Yeshi
Phuntsok, Dolma Tsering, Deputy Speaker Dolma Gyari, Ven. Sonam
Tenphel, Dolker Lhamo Kirti and Youdon Ukartsang, in New Delhi
Delegation of members of the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile meet Dr
Raghuvansh Prasad Singh, union cabinet minister for Rural Development
(at the center)
of members of the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile meet George Fernandes,
member of Lok Sabha and Janta Dal (United) Party (3rd from R)
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