10th March 2016: The staff and students of TCV School Suja gathered on the basketball to mark the 57th anniversary of Tibetan National Uprising. All gathered and sang Tibetan and Indian national anthem followed by a minute’s silence to remember our brothers and sisters who had laid down their lives for our country. The school Director and two senior teachers introduced the day and read the statements of Sikyong and Chitue loud and clear.

12798974_10204392933583646_7578517296861267338_nAll the staff and students sang “Memang Langlu” with full emotion and pride. After that the students gathered in the hall to pray for the long life of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and speedy resolution of Tibetan cause. A special prayer session was organized for the martyrs and their bereft family members.

The staff and senior students later went to Palampur town for peaceful march. After the peaceful march, a special function was arranged on the Gandhi ground Palampur by the representative office of nearby Tibetan settlements and members of various Tibetan Organizations. Few thousand people from the nearby Tibetan settlements, monasteries and schools had gathered and participated in this peaceful demonstration carrying Tibetan national flags and banners. The president of Indo-Tibetan Friendship Organization Palampur was the chief guest on the official function there. Speaking on the occasion, he said that Tibet has the truth and one day truth will triumph. He said that he was glad Indo Tibetan Friendship Organization was formed in Bir area.