Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh: Tibet Support Group of Arunachal Pradesh (TSGAP), in its meeting held at Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh on 27th October, 2023, chaired by former minister Tanyong Tatak, selected Tarh Tarak and Nima Sange as the President and the Secretary General of the TSG respectively and decided to form the committee soon.
The TSGAP president post was lying vacant due to untimely demise of sitting incumbent Gicho Kabak on 22nd October, 2021. Host of social activists and corporators present observed two minutes’ silence to pray for the departed soul to rest in eternal peace.
Sange and TSGAP founding member Anok Wangsa highlighted on status of Tibet, Tibetan issues and stressed to take-up their various issues in consultation with the national apex body, the Core Group for Tibetan Cause-India (CGTC-I) headed by R K Khrimey as the National Convenor.
Tarak assured to lead the organisation with team spirit to fulfil its aims and objectives; and endorsed middle way approach of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) to resolve the Tibet issue, according to a TSGAP release.
TSGs with branches across India work for the freedom of Tibet. Communist China had illegally occupied Tibet during the Tibetan National Uprising in 1959. Tibet’s spiritual leader and then-political leader, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama with thousands of Tibetans had escaped to India through Arunachal Pradesh before establishing the Central Tibetan Administration in Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh in 1960s.
The majority of Tibet’s land mass, including all of U-Tsang and areas of Kham and Amdo, was officially established in 1965 as Tibetan Autonomous Region by China.
Thus, the Tibetans across the world represented by TSGs have been fighting for justice for all Tibetans led by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama to honourably return to Tibet.
–Filed by ITCO, New Delhi