More than 20,000 Tibetans are currently living in Nepal as refugees, among them members of the Tibetan government-in-exile. Chinaâs growing influence on Nepalese politics could make life for them increasingly difficult.
I am posting today a letter from Sardar Patel to Sir Girja Shankar Bajpai, the Secretary-General of the External Affairs and Commonwealth Relations Ministry. It is dated November 4, 1950, four weeks after the Chinese had entered Eastern Tibet.
New Delhi âÂ Showing concern for others and conducting ourselves in an honest and truthful way, is cultivating warm-heartedness, His Holiness the Dalai Lama said during his talk at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in New Delhi, India on April 9, 2016.
Developments have shown just how wrong Jawaharlal Nehru had been in handling the China-Tibet policy, not just ignoring the advice of a capable IFS officer but also brushing aside Sardar Patelâs warnings.