ITFS fosters awareness on Tibet

“When I reached Tibet, I was like astranger in my own mother land,” said, Tashi Wangdu, ex Director of the Federation of Tibetan Cooperatives in India, at 'A Day for Tibet' in St Joseph’s College (Autonomous) on Friday, February 14. The India Tibet Friendship Society (ITFS), the Bangalore chapter of the Core Group for Tibetan cause, organized the event in collaboration with the Department of Sociology to show case the friendship between the two countries.The event was part of “Dhamma Udaya”, a seriesof Tibet Awareness Programs for 2020 2021.The program aimed atraising awareness about the plight of Tibet, while also focusing on the relations between India and Tibet. Sandesh Meshram, the chief guest for the day, talked about his fourth Jan Jagran Cycle Yatra. Renowned social activist Cynthia Stephen enlightened the gathering on Myrada, which is one of the Non Governmental Organizations that helped build the first Tibetan settlement living in India. N. Jayaram, a senior correspondent for Hong Kong, gave a talk on reporting in a communist country such as China. Tashi Wangdu, during the event, addressed the student sregarding violation of human rights in Tibet and China’s misuse of power. Jigme Tsultrim, coordinator of ITFS, talked about friendly relations between India and Tibet.