ALLAHABAD: Shiva Ganga Vidya Mandir, a CBSE-affiliated Senior Secondary School in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, held a massive solidarity rally for Tibet on 9 April. The rally was held to express solidarity for the sufferings of the Tibetan people under the oppressive and inhumane Chinese rule in Tibet, according to Shri R P Pandey, principal of the school.
The chief guest at the rally was Dr Ramesh Chandra Negi, a Professor at the Central University of Tibetan Studies, Sarnath. He addressed the rally explaining the Tibet issue and handed over Tibetan flags to the students.
Thousands including the students and the staff of the school attended the rally. The students shouted slogans calling for a free Tibet during the rally and condemned the atrocities committed by China in Tibet. They also expressed their adulation to His Holiness the Dalai Lama and the peaceful Tibetan movement led by Central Tibetan Administration.
The rally was facilitated with the help of the India-Tibet Coordination Office (ITCO) based in New Delhi and Shri Sundar Lal Suman, regional coordinator and Pradesh head of ITCO.