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Majnu ka Tilla: Struggle for identity a way of life for North Delhi's Tibetan refugee colony

Situated on the banks of Yamuna, Majnu-ka-Tilla was built on a piece of land granted to Tibetan asylum seekers fleeing Chinese occupation, in 1960. Since then, the community has attained a firm balance in preserving their communal identity and establishing a flourishing commercial hub.

Tibetans in exile mark Uprising Day

“As Xi Jinping sets out to begin his second term, I urge him to peacefully resolve the issue of Tibet through dialogue between the envoys of His Holiness The Dalai Lama and the representatives of the Chinese government,” Lobsang Sangay said.


Tibetan community in India at variance over citizenship rights

Tsundue rejected the theory of Tibetans born in India between 1950 - 1987 are natural citizens of the country.

Children of Tibetan refugees can now vote

The Election Commission (EC) has ordered all states to include children of Tibetan refugees in the electoral list. This is for the first time in 55 years that voting rights will be conferred on Tibetans in exile in the country. According to the orders dated February 7, children of Tibetan refugees born in India between […]

Dhumal asks Tibetans to end protest,cooperate in monastery stash probe

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal categorically told Tibetan refugees to stop protests — their daily candlelight vigils.