Dalai Lama fled to India after failed armed rebellion

April 5, 2017
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Dalai Lama has the great biography, one fact of it is his fleeing to India in 1959. That year Lama fled from Tibet after a ‘failed armed rebellion’ and ‘huge demonstrations in Lhasa’, the Foreign Ministry of China said yesterday reacting to his comments.

Dalai Lama, according to the Chinese authorities, is the anti-China element who had no other option but to escape in 1959 due to increased Chinese military action. Lama fled from Tibet to India where lived over decades.

The issue of Dalai Lama is very painful for China, yesterday, the Chinese Foreign Minister explained the situation,

‘As it is known to all, the 14th Dalai Lama is an anti-China separatist who has long lived in exile following a failed armed rebellion by the reactionary group of high-ranking feudal serf-owners in Tibet in March 1959,’

The MFA also noted that Dalai Lama’s remarks serve the anti-China separatists purpose, and regarding the staying of the spirit leader in India, the Ministry answered unequivocally:

‘… the Chinese government is resolutely opposed to any country’s support and facilitation for the 14th Dalai group’s anti-China separatist activities’.

Dalai Lama in 1959: history and ‘moment of freedom’

Dalai Lama recalled the dangerous events of 1959 – on March 10, 1959, there were huge demonstrations in Lhasa (Tibet’s capital), remembers Lhamo Dondrub (the real name of spiritual leader). There was an evident increasing of the Chinese military action, so a week after, Dalai Lama had no option but to escape.

Being arrived at Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh, the spiritual leader felt the unbelievable “moment of freedom”, that day 58 years ago is still fresh in the memory of the 81-year-old man. This weel Lama attended religious engagements in Tawang, RFA informed.

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