Photo exhibition by exiled Tibetans

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Varanasi, Mar 30 (UNI) To draw attention of the World community on the alleged attrocities committed on them by the Chinese army, exiled Tibetans organised a photo exhibition at Rajendra Prasad ghat here today.

A large number of locals and foreign tourists visited the photo exhibition that displayed the attrocities committed by the Chinese armed forces.

peacefull demonstration by Buddhist monks, those who were killed in Chinese crackdown and Chinese army on road also featured in the exhibition.

Besides, over four dozen other photos were exhibited.

The Tibetan refugees present on the ghat said they were highly concerned about the safety of the community in Tibet, as Chinese government had imposed a total ban on mass media and restrictions on the movement of press, and visit of foreign tourists.

They said Dalai Lama stands firm on his non-violent principles and has for long been calling for an open dialouge with the Chinese counterparts.

The exiled Tibetans further appealed to the Indian central and state governments and all other International communities to extend their solidarity and support to the Tibetans.

A 'shrandhali sabha' was also organised in the evening in which religious leaders from Kashi and intellectuals discussed on the present situation of Tibet and paid their tributes to the people, who sacrificed their lives for the cause of Tibet.

A documentary film was also shown to the people.

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