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Tibet in History this Week

March 7, 2010

Tibetan Review
March 5, 2010

Mar 6, 1979: China's State Council confirmed that
Ngari will revert to being a part of Tibet
Autonomous Region and the Xinjiang Uygur
Autonomous Region will handover to it the
region's finance issue with effect from Jan 1, 1980.

Mar 7, 1989:   Martial Law was imposed in Lhasa
following massive demonstrations since Mar 5.

Mar 1890:  Tibet repudiated a "convention" signed
in Calcutta between Viceroy Lord Lansdowne of
British-India and the Chinese Amban (Resident
Commissioner) in Lhasa, Mr Shheng Tai. The
convention recognised Sikkim as British
protectorate and provided for the delimitation of the Tibet-Sikkim boundary.

Mar 1974:  After a meeting with Premier Zhou
Enlai, Ngabo Ngawang Jigme decided to ask the
Panchen Lama to admit guilt concerning his
criticism of communist China's Tibet policies in
his 70,000-Character Petition of 1962.

Mar 1947:  Tibet was represented at the Asian
Relations Conference which was conducted by the
Indian Council of World Affairs and attended by
delegates from 32 Asian countries.
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