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Exhibition on "Tibetans Journey into Exile" showcased in Bhubaneswar

July 15, 2010

Report filed by Tashi Phuntsok of the Tibet Museum
Central Tibetan Administration (CTA)
July 14, 2010

Bhubaneswar -- The Tibet Museum of Department of
Information and International Relations (DIIR),
in association with Bharat-Tibet Sahayog Manch,
organised a photo exhibition titled "Tibetans
Journey into Exile" on 10 July 2010 at Kalinga Buddha Vihar, Bhubaneswar.

The exhibition was a part of "Thank You India"
programme and was held to thanks Indian
government and its people for their generous help
and support during the last 50 years of Tibetans stay in India.

The exhibition was inaugurated at 10.30 AM by an
ardent supporter of Tibetan Movement, Dr.
Bimalendu Mohanty, Former Vice Chancellor of
Utkal University of Culture and Ven. Gaspe
SaddaThissa Thero, Bikkhu Incharge of the Buddha Vihara.

The photos in the exhibition portrayed the
journey of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, the
formation of Tibetan Parliament in exile,
establishment of settlements, schools,
monasteries and other institution in exile for
the preservation of religion and culture. The
exhibition was aimed to spread awareness among
local Indian populace about the gradual growth
and development of Tibetans life in Exile and how
we maintained our rich culture and tradition in exile.

More than 250 visitors including political
leaders, social activists, print and electronic
media personnel, academicians and students from
Getanjali School of Nursing thronged to visit the
exhibition. The exhibition received huge praise
from the visitors and was able to generate great
amount of awareness about Tibetans life in exile.
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