A Tibetan living in exile in India casts his vote for the Tibetan parliamentary election at a polling station in Dharamsala on January 3. Photo: EPA
A Tibetan living in exile in India casts his vote for the Tibetan parliamentary election at a polling station in Dharamsala on January 3. Photo: EPA
India

As exiled Tibetans vote, calls grow for India to help them stand up to China

  • Candidates jostling to be the CTA’s new leader have pledged to take a more hardline stance towards China, and are counting on India’s help
  • But observers say as long as the Dalai Lama is around, his ‘Middle Way’ approach of peaceful autonomy within China will continue

A Tibetan living in exile in India casts his vote for the Tibetan parliamentary election at a polling station in Dharamsala on January 3. Photo: EPA
A Tibetan living in exile in India casts his vote for the Tibetan parliamentary election at a polling station in Dharamsala on January 3. Photo: EPA
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