Dharamshala: Circuit Justice Commissioner Lhadruk and Secretary Lobsang of North Local Justice Commission carried out a legal awareness campaign for Puruwala and Paonta Tibetan community on 16 November 2022.
The two enlightened 69 Tibetan participants consisting of 30 people from Puruwala Tibetan Settlement and 39 from Paonta Cholsum Tibetan Settlement, including the Settlement Officers and staff, on the legal system of the exiled Tibetan.
The awareness campaign apprised the participants of the Tibetans about the evolution of Tibetan democracy in exile and the powers and responsibilities of the three pillars of the Central Tibetan Administration. They were also elucidated on the Tibetan Justice Commission’s code of judiciary and its organisation and jurisdiction. The team also informed the public about the Code of Civil Procedure’s principal law and provided a detailed guideline on the different types of evidence, admissibility of evidence, the veracity of witnesses, examination of witnesses and the standard of proof.
-Report filed by TSJC