Tibetan parliamentary delegates calls on Punjab’s CM and Haryana’s former CM as they wrap up Tibet advocacy campaign in the two state

The delegation with Sh. Capt. Amarinder Singh, Chief Minister of Punjab (center) and Sh. Navjot Singh Sidhu, former cricketer and Tourism Minister, Punjab (second row-center)

 

Haryana: The four-member delegation of the 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile, namely, Parliamentarians Mr. Dawa Tsering, Ven. Khenpo Jamphal Tenzin, Mrs. Samten Chodon and Mr. Tashi Dhondup, who had been advocating for the cause of Tibet in the states of Haryana and Punjab for the past days has successfully concluded their campaign by calling on state’s leaders and legislatures on Oct 15, including Sh. Capt. Amarinder Singh, Chief Minister of Punjab Government.

 

The delegation presenting souvenirs to Sh. Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Congress Party Former Chief Minister of Haryana.

 

On Oct 15, the delegates have successfully called on Sh. Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Congress Party Former Chief Minister of Haryana, Sh. Navjot Singh Sidhu, Former Cricketer and  Tourism Minister of Punjab, Smt. Kavita Jain, Women and Child Development Minister, Sh. Prem Singh Chandumajra, Lok Sabha member and General Secretary  & Spokesman of the Shiromani Akali Dal Punjab, Sh. Abhay Singh Chautala, Leader of Opposition in Haryana Legislation Assembly, Sh. Yogendra Sharma, President of Panchkula BJP Youth, Sh. Deepak Sharma, President of District BJP Panchkula, Sh. Mr Charanjit Singh, General Secretary of Shiromani Akali Dal, Sh. K.K. Sachdeva, Administrative Officer of Shiromani Akali Dal, Sh. Rajendra Singh Rana, Congress  Party MLA from Sujanpur Constituency, Himachal Pradesh, Sh. Gurpreet Singh, Congress Party MLA from Fategarh Consituency, Punjab, Sh. Harinder Pal Singh Chandumajra, Shiromani Akali Dal Party, MLA from Patiala, Punjab, Sh. Rajinder Beri, Congress MLA from Jalander constituency, Sh. Jagdish Raja, Mayor of Jalander, Sh. Raj Kumar Verka, Congress MLA from Amritsar West Constituency, Sh. Sunil Dutti, Congress MLA from Amritsar North Constituency, Jugal Kishore Sharma District Congress Committee President, Sh. Rajiv Sagal, Amritsar Congress General Secretary,  Sh. Inderbir Singh Bolaria Former MLA Of South Amritsar, Sh. Raman Bakshi Senior Deputy Mayor.

The delegation apprising Women and Child Development Minister Smt. Kavita Jain on issues concerning Tibet.

 

During the meeting with the respective dignitaries, the delegation has apprised them on the endeavors of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. While elucidating them on the 152 self-immolation  by Tibetans against the brutality of policies implemented by the Chinese government inside Tibet, they also highlighted the geopolitical importance of Tibet to the Central Asia, including India. They also solicited each of the dignitaries to strive to adopt resolutions on the issues of Tibet in their meetings and session and to include discussion on Tibet’s issue whenever bilateral meetings are held between the government of India and China.

 

The delegation with MP Prem Singh Chandumajra, Lok Sabha(fourth from left) and MLA Harinder Pal singh Chandumajra (third from right).

 

The delegates also delineated the dignitaries on the incorporation of Indian traditions and culture into Tibetan’s, as they conveyed their gratitude expressed their gratitude on behalf of all the Tibetans to the respective dignitaries, people and the government of India for hosting and rendering necessary facilitation to them. They extended the invitation to visit Dharamsala, abode of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and the seat of Tibetan administration. They also presented them with the Tibetan parliament’s souvenirs and publication related to the issues of Tibet, including the five-points appeal letter to the Indian parliament and state legislatures.

The delegation president Tibetan parliament souvenir to Opposition leader Abhay Singh Chautala in Haryana Legislation Assembly.

 

Over the six days of Tibet advocacy campaign by the four deputation of the 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-exile in Chandigarh, Jalander and Amritsar, has called on over 46 dignitaries viz., Governor of Haryana, Chief Minister of Punjab,  5 ministers from the two above-mentioned states, a former minister, 2 members of Indian parliament including 2 former members of Indian parliament, 11 members of state’s Legislative Assembly, 5 members of state’s official authorities, 12 personages of different states political party and 18 personages from different non-governmental organizations. They also held a press conference and two interviews by the local media.

With its successful conclusion, they had left for Jammu, from where they shall continue the Tibet advocacy campaign from Oct 16.

 

The delegation with Sh. Rajendra Singh Rana, Congress Party MLA from Sujanpur Constituency, Himachal Pradesh.

 

The delegation present Tibetan parliament souvenir to Sh. Gurpreet Singh, Congress Party MLA from Fategarh Constituency, Punjab.

 

The delegation with Sh. Harinder Pal Singh Chandumajra, Shiromani Akali Dal Party, MLA from Patiala, Punjab.

 

The delegation present Tibetan parliament souvenir to Sh. Rajinder Beri, MLA (third from left) and Jalandar Mayor Sh. Jagish Raja (third from right)

 

The delegation with MLA Sh. Raj Kumar Verka (fourth from right) and MLA Sh. Sunil Dutti (fourth from left).

 

The delegation with former MLA Sh. Inderbir Singh Bolaria (far left) and Sh. Navjot Singh Sidhu (third from left)