Dhumal a true supporter of Tibetain movement

Feb 02, 2013 20:30 | Poltics
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I  like my  father(P K Dhumal)  been a strong advocate of the Tibetan peoples’ movement :Anuraag Thakur

We are honored as Dalai Lama graced the first Indian Premier League Cricket Match held in Dharamshala as the Chief Guest

Dharamsala (Arvind Sharma )

National President Bhartiya Janata Yuva Morcha cum BJP MP , Anurag Singh Thakur, have  showed his solidarity with the Tibetan people by attending the “Solidarity with Tibet” Campaign held on 2nd February 2013 at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi.

Mr Thakur expressed his unrelenting support to the Tibetan cause and people. He said that they would always be welcome in Himachal Pradesh and were free to reside anywhere in India. He added ,”I  like my  father(P K Dhumal)  been a strong advocate of the Tibetan peoples’ movement.” Mr Thakur said that India had welcomed His Holiness the Dalai Lama who resides in Dharamshala along with thousands of his followers. This was a stamp on India’s inclusive credentials and tolerance for other faiths. He added that Indians and foreigners alike had learnt immensely from His Holiness and that he was greatly loved the world over.

 Mr Thakur said it was an honor that His Holiness had graced the first Indian Premier League Cricket Match held in Dharamshala as the Chief Guest. He commended the work the Tibetan Parliament in Exile under the leadership of Prime Minister Dr. Lobsang Sangay was doing and urged other leaders, scholars and activists to support the movement. Mr Thakur said that China’s advances and threats both towards India and Tibetans would be firmly dealt with. He ended by saying that Indians would stand shoulder to shoulder with their Tibetan friends in the wake of aggression by China.

Mr Thakur thanked the “Solidarity with Tibet” campaign organizers and Karma Yeshi (Member of Parliament) for inviting him and giving him an opportunity to speak to the Tibetan people.