Tibetans in Karnataka hold candle light vigil

March 17th, 2008 - 9:02 pm ICT by admin  


Bangalore, March 17 (IANS) Hundreds of Tibetans living in Karnataka took out rallies Monday and planned a dusk-to-dawn candle light vigil to protest Chinese “suppression” of demonstrations in the Tibetan capital Lhasa. Several hundred Tibetans gathered at Cubbon Park in Bangalore carrying placards and shouting slogans condemning Chinese “atrocities” in Tibet.

A spokesperson for Tibetan Youth Congress said around 5,000 Tibetans will hold a candle light vigil in Mysore and Madikeri, Kodagu district headquarters, in support of the protestors.

“Our rallies and protests will continue till the Chinese stop their aggression on us,” the spokesperson said.

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