Mumbai : In concurrence with the advocacy for Tibet and its issues by the Tibetan Parliament-in-exile, Tibetan Parliamentary delegation visiting Mumbai from September 29-October 3, comprising of Parliamentarians Ms. Youdon Aukatsang, Ms. Yeshi Dolma, Ven. Geshe Lharampa Gowo Lobsang Phende and Mr. Kunchok Yarphel, launched their campaign with a public event entitled ‘Why Tibet Matters‘ on September 30 at the auditorium of National and Asian Resource Centre for Inclusion, ADAPT Mumbai, Bandra Reclamation.
The event started with a presentation of a short documentary CTA: Leading Tibet Home. This was followed by a brief talk by parliamentarian Ven. Geshe Lharampa Lobsang Phende on Buddhism: An ancient Indian heritage which was translated in English by parliamentarian Ms. Yeshi Dolma.
Parliamentarian Ms. Youdon Aukatsang gave a talk on the impact of Tibetan environment degradation on India. The talk concluded with an interaction with the audience and vote of thanks given by parliamentarian Mr. Kunchok Yarphel.