Barack Obama Endorses Tibetan-American in Congressional Elections

The former president Barack Obama has openly endorsed the Tibetan American, Aftab Karma Singh Pureval, for the upcoming US Congressional elections in November. His is one of the candidates in the list of 81 candidates endorsed by the former president running for various positions in the November mid-term elections.

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Karma, The First Tibetan Running for US Congress

A young and first generation Tibetan American has become the first Tibetan ever to run for the crucial political position in the United States, i.e., the US Congress. Karma is running against the Republican incumbent Steve Chabot in Ohio’s 1st Congressional district representing the Democrats.

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Tibetan American Denied Permission To Carry Tibetan Flag At Her Graduation

A first generation Tibetan American student at a University in Massachusetts was not allowed to carry flag of Tibet by the university authorities. Kalsang Nangpa, a final year student of public health at UMass University was disallowed to carry the Tibetan flag at her graduating ceremony.
Miss Kalsang was born to Tibetan refugee parents in India and moved to USA for a brighter future.

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