Tibetans in Dharamshala Celebrates 46th Democracy Day

Tibetans around the world are celebrating the 46th anniversary of their Democracy Day. Among the exiled Tibetan community in India and elsewhere, formal and informal celebrations are being held Saturday.

In Dharamshala, the Chairperson of Assembly of Tibetan People's Deputies(ATPD). Call China the earnest negotiations between Tibet and China.

An official celebration was organised at Dharamshala, wherein the Chairperson of the ATPD, Mr.Karma Chophel, while addressing the gathered people called upon the China to refrain from discrediting His Holiness the Dalai Lama and instead as the given opportunity is most suitable, therefore he called upon the Chinese government to start earnest negotiations between Tibet and China.

The Kalon Tripa Samdhong Rinpoche spoke about the evolution of democracy in Tibetan society and now the Tibetan exile community being governed by the rule of law.

On September second, 1960, a 13-member assembly of Tibetan exiles met for the first time in Dharamsala, northern India. The Tibetan community observes this day each year as Democracy Day.