Dharamsala : Speaker of Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile Ven. Khenpo Sonam Tenphel wrote to Shri Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu, the Vice-President elect of India to convey his congratulations on behalf of all the Tibetans.
In the letter, he wrote,”Since the occupation of Tibet by the Communist China in 1959, India, not only welcomed us but also offered displaced Tibetans, with every facility to lead a better life, especially education through establishment of Tibetan residential schools based on the principles of Tibetan culture.”
As the 14th Dalai Lama always says, “India and Tibet shares a guru-chela relationship”, for one of Tibet’s indispensable wealth is Buddhism from India. The people of Tibet and India have religious and cultural ties from centuries back and we hope India will continue to support the just cause of Tibet.”
“Your Excellency, to resolve every political isues in this 21st century, negotiation is a crucial and an essential mode to lead a peaceful solution for both the countries. Therefore,to resolve the worsening situations inside Tibet, the resumption of dialogue between the Chinese authorities and the Representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama is of significance and we hope that it would eventuate under your leadership.”
He wished the newly Vice-President elect of India with “blessings, wisdom and compassion to lead India towards more success and prosperity ”
The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) nominee and former Union minister, Shri. Shri.Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu, was elected as the 13th Vice President of Inida after winning the election with 516 votes against 244 votes of Opposition nominee, Shri Gopal Krishna.
Shri.Shri.Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu would be sworn-in as the new Vice President of India on 11 August 2017.
– Report filed by Tibetan Parliamentary Secretariat –