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World Tibet Network News

Published by the Canada Tibet Committee

Monday, August 6, 2001



2. Hurriyat invites Dalai Lama to Kashmir


The Times of India
Monday, 6 August 2001

NEW DELHI: Hurriyat Conference has extended an invitation to Tibetan
spiritual leader the Dalai Lama to visit Kashmir and have a first-hand
knowledge of problems faced by Kashmiris.

"We have requested the Dalai Lama to visit Kashmir and have a first-hand
knowledge about the problems faced by the people over their," former
Hurriyat Conference chairman Mir Waiz Umar Farooq said from Chennai.

He said he and another senior Hurriyat leader Abdul Gani Lone had a
brief meeting with the Dalai Lama after the interfaith religious
conference being held in Chennai.

Mir Waiz said the Dalai Lama had also invited the HC leadership to visit
dharamshala, the headquarter of the Tibetan spiritual leader in exile.

Continuing with its public awareness programme on Kashmir the Hurriyat
Conference has also sought a meeting with Tamil Nadu chief minister J
Jayalalithaa and her predecessor M Karunanidhi.


Articles in this Issue:
  1. Give Kasmiris right to self-rule: Dalai
  2. Hurriyat invites Dalai Lama to Kashmir
  3. China appeals to fashion world to stop buying 'chiru' fur



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