Deputy Speaker of TPiE speaks to Students of Gurukul Programme

DHARAMSHALA: Acharya Yeshi Phuntsok, Deputy Speaker of the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile met with 30 students from different colleges and universities in India at the parliament secretariat on 27 June.The students are in Dharamshala as part of the annual Gurukul programme from 26 June to 16 July, organised by the Foundation for Universal Responsibility of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, to facilitate inter-community exchanges.

The Deputy Speaker spoke to the students about the past history of Tibet, the Current critical situation prevailing in Tibet, violation of basic human rights in Tibet and the evolution of democracy in exile. He also explained about the proceeding of the parliament, World Parliamentarian Convention on Tibet (WPCT), political campaigns and other programs organized by the Tibetan Parliament. He also urged the students to support the cause of Tibet once you get full information about Tibet on the basis of facts, reality, and rationality.

This is the 23rd Gurukul program organised by the Foundation for Universal Responsibility of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. The foundation aims to benefit people everywhere, focusing especially on assisting nonviolent methods, on improving communications between science and religion and diversity of belief.