Arunachal Places China Renamed Have Early Links To Dalai Lama and Tibet

China’s displeasure with India has turned into a diplomatic tussle where regions well known for their Tibetan roots are now being renamed. The six places in Arunachal Pradesh recently renamed by China have deep-rooted links with the Dalai Lama and Tibet.
The 14th Dalai Lama earlier visited the Tawang Monastery in Arunachal Pradesh purportedly to discuss his reincarnation and China’s religious persecution in occupied Tibet.

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China Renames 6 Places In Arunachal Pradesh Post Dalai Lama’s Visit

The Chinese government, amid the diplomatic tussle after Dalai Lama’s visit to Tawang, has renamed six places in Arunachal Pradesh that it says belongs to Southern Tibet.
The renaming of the places took place on April 13, a day after the Tibetan spiritual leader concluded his 9-day visit to Arunachal Pradesh. China saw Dalai Lama’s visit to India as a boisterous diplomatic venture and warned that consequences would follow after his visit.

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China Introduces More Than 150 New Words For Tibetan language

The Chinese government in Tibet has introduced more than 150 words into the Tibetan jargon. Some of these words are political in nature and have been introduced in ‘accurate’ Tibetan language.
However, a full list of the translated words or the new political words has not been covered by majority of news agencies. “It is important that we translate new words and terms into accurate Tibetan,” committee official Me-Tsering said.

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After 58 Years, Dalai Lama Meets Assam Rifles Soldier Who Helped Him Escape Tibet 

In 1959 when the Dalai Lama escaped from Tibet, he treaded the hostile Himalayas with a caravan consisting of soldiers and countrymen who dexterously guided the Tibetan spiritual leader to India. One of them was a young soldier belonging to the Assam Rifles, a jawan named Naren Chandra Das who met the Dalai Lama during a recent session in Guwahati, Assam.

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India’s Perception of Black People Needs Immediate Attention 

On 28th March 2017, Greater Noida near New Delhi witnessed one of the most atrocious acts of racial paranoia sparked by volatile behaviour of stereotyping. Men, armed with chairs and dustbins, lashed out at innocent Nigerian students who were out shopping at the Ansal Plaza mall. Despite knowing that they did not pose as an immediate threat, the violent mob viciously beat them and tried, desperately, to kill them as soon as possible.

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Lukar Jam Atsok, The ‘People-Elected’ Opponent of The Dalai Lama

Lukar Jam Atsock, a fierce proponent of complete independence for Tibet and a critique of the Dalai Lama, has been the face of condemnation for many Tibetans. His poem for the late Elliot Sperling where he expressed that the historian should’ve lived for 113 years drew immediate censure from people online and which eventually resulted in the vandalization of his vehicle outside his residence in Dharamsala.

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Millions Adopting Buddhism In China Says Dalai Lama

Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama said on Tuesday that millions of people in China were adopting Buddhism, refuting claims about how his teachings did not have any impact in the Communist country.
The Nobel laureate was speaking to reporters at Karshni Ashram Raman Reti in Mathura when he said, “Adopting of Buddhism by 400 million in China is a witness that my preaching is making mass impact on common Chinese.”

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Anger Over ‘Insensitive’ Pictures Involving Buddha Statue Corrupts Buddhists Essence

When football star Cristiano Ronaldo posted a picture on Instagram reclining casually against a Buddha statue, his picture provoked immediate indignation. Buddhist practitioners around the world condemned the picture and said that Ronaldo should apologise for ‘disrespecting’ Buddhism.

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