Tibet Women Association meeting in Dharamsala

April 10th, 2009 - 8:49 pm ICT by ANI  

Dharamsala, Apr 10 (ANI): The Tibet Women Association (TWA) on Friday began its six-day long ninth general body meeting to elect its members.

This year’s meeting is remarkable as it marks the 50th anniversary of the TWA since its inception at Lhasa in Tibet and 25 years since its reinstatement in Dharamsala.

About 175 women from all across India and some from Nepal and USA have arrived here for the meeting.

“We meet every three years. At the meeting, the regional chapters from different parts of India and the world give their annual report. We also have an agenda, which we discuss and then democratically pass resolution. Whatever resolution is taken today, will be implemented when we go back to our respective places,” said B. Tsering, TWA President.

The general body meeting takes place after every three years and the new members of the association are elected for the next tenure of three years.

The TWA also held a photo exhibition to remember the sacrifices made by the Tibetan women martyrs in 1959 in Tibet,.

The members of all the leading Tibetan non-government organizations (NGO) and some of the Tibetan parliamentarians were present on the occasion. (ANI)

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