Haryana: As a part of nationwide Tibet advocacy campaign by the Tibetan parliament-in-exile, the Tibetan parliamentary delegation comprising of Parliamentarians Mr. Dawa Tsering, Ven. Khenpo Jamphal Tenzin, Mrs. Samten Chodon and Mr. Tashi Dhondup, continues to advocate for the cause of Tibet in the states of Punjab and Haryana.
On Oct 10, the delegation called on Mr. Raj Pal Singh, Punjab Congress Party General Secretary, Shri. O. P. Dhankhar, Agricultural Minister of Haryana, Captain Mr. Abhimanyu, Haryana Finance Minister.
On Oct 11, the next day, the delegation called on Sh. Satya Pal Jain, 11th and 12th Lok Sabha member and Senior Advocate), Om Prakash, RSS pracharak, Dinish Kumar, Punjab state BJP General Secretary, Sh. Satyadev Narayan Arya, Governor of Haryana, and MLA for 8 terms (40 years), Mr. Satish Mehra, Deputy Director of Haryana Chief Minister, Rajiv Jain, Media adviser to Haryana Chief Minister Khattar, Mr. Bishamber Valmika, Haryana MLA from Bavani Constituency, Shri. Dinish Shastri, Chairman of disability, Haryana, Mr. Sardar Bakhsshish Singh Virk, MLA Haryana from Assandh Constituency, Anil, Chairman of BJP Chandigarh, Shri Virender BJP Media Office Incharge, Shri Gulshan Bhatia, Chairman of Harco Bank, Haryana, Ram Bilas Sharma, Education Minister.
During the meeting with the respective leaders, the delegation presented them with souvenirs as they expressed their gratitude towards the people and the government of India on behalf of all the Tibetans.
While elucidating them on the critical situation inside Tibet, they apprised them on the 152 self-immolations by Tibetans against the repressive policies implemented by the Chinese government and on the geopolitical importance of Tibet to Central Asia, including India.
The delegation solicited the respective dignitaries to include the discussion on the issue of Tibet whenever bilateral meetings are held between Indo-China government and to strive to adopt resolutions on issues of Tibet in both the state and central government. They also requested them to continue to render their support to the cause of Tibet.