OFFICIAL OBITUARY REFERENCE (doc. no 10)

OFFICIAL OBITUARY REFERENCE

 

PREAMBLE

The sad event of the passing away of Shri Ram Chandra Paswan, member of Lok Sabha, the Lower House of Indian Parliament, from the Lok Janshakti Party, occurred on the 21st day of July 2019 in Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital situated in India’s capital New Delhi. He died of cardiac arrest at the age of 56.

 

The late Shri Ram Chandra Paswan was born on the 1st day of January in 1962, the son of late Shri Jamun Das, his father, and Smt. Siya Devi, his mother, in Khagaria District of the Indian state of Bihar. He completed his school education and went on to graduate in higher education course.

 

The late Shri Ram Chandra Paswan married his spouse, Smt. Sunaina Kumari, on the 12th day of April in 1984. They gave birth to three children – two sons and a daughter. In 1999 he was elected to the 13th Lok Sabha, the Lower House of the Indian Parliament, for a term of five years. He continued to win the election thereafter and held that seat for four consecutive terms of national service till 2019. He served on various committees of the parliament. From 1999 to 2000, he was member of the Standing Committee on Urban and Rural Development. From 2000 to 2004, he was member of the Consultative Committee, Ministry of Mines and Minerals. Also, from 2002 to 2004, he was a member of the Standing Committee on Commerce. On the 5th day of August in 2006, he became a member of the Standing Committee on Home Affairs. Likewise, on the 5th day of August in 2007 he was made a member of the Standing Committee on Social Justice and Empowerment as well as several other committees.

 

The late Shri Ram Chandra Paswan was an eminent Indian political leader. On the issue of Tibet too, he was unequivocal in extending his support. From the year 2004, until his passing away, he had continued to bear great responsibility on the issue of Tibet. When a delegation of members of the Tibetan Parliament in Exile officially visited New Delhi to carry out a campaign of appeals on the issue of Tibet, he not only received them but also showed great interest and concern and was a dependable supporter.

 

The late Shri Ram Chandra Paswan was an eminent public figure with great concern for the greater good of the general Indian society as well as an important personage in the sphere of addressing the routine living conditions needs of the Tibetan people.

 

RESOLUTION

The Tibetan Parliament in Exile greatly respects and admires the late Shri Ram Chandra Paswan for his outstanding accomplishments while offering its exaltations to him. His passing away has been a great loss to the Tibetan struggle too. On behalf of all the Tibetan people in Tibet and in exile, the Tibetan Parliament in Exile hereby offers its heartfelt condolences to his surviving family members and others who were close to him. The Tibetan Parliament in Exile ardently prays that his visionary noble wishes may all be seen fulfilled, that whatever he had done that amounted to accumulation of sins may all be cleansed so that he stands purified and may ascend through stages of blissfulness after blissfulness. The Tibetan Parliament in Exile hereby adopts this resolution with unanimous approval on this the 20th day of September in 2019.

 

 

The above resolution was adopted with unanimous approval at the 8th session of the 16th Tibetan Parliament in Exile on this the 20th day of September in 2019.

 

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* In case of any discrepancy between this English translation and its Tibetan original, the latter should be considered authoritative and final for all purposes