14182152_926041890856728_1021408559_n2nd September 2016: The staff and students of TCV School Suja gathered in the junior school hall to celebrate the 56th Democracy Day. The function began with the welcome note and introductory speech by Mr. Choedak Gyatso la, Political Science teacher. Speaking on the occasion, he said that Tibetan Democracy came into being not through revolution like all other nations but through evolution through sheer hardwork and dedication by His Holiness the XIVth Dalai lama. He narrated in length about the evolution of Tibetan Democracy right from the time of His Holiness’ enthronement to the recent changes in 2011, when His Holiness fully devolved all political and administration to the elected Sikyong. He finally requested all to use the democracy judiciously.

14159079_926040410856876_700619659_nThe school Director Mr. Choeying Dhoundup la read out the 15th Kashag’s statement loudly and clearly. At the end of the delivery, he reiterated the appeal and the request conveyed by Mr. Choedak Gyatso la. He also spoke on the importance of Tibetan Democracy and there by requested the senior students to organize symposiums or debate on Tibetan Democracy. After that, Mr. Jigme Wangden la, Tibetan teacher read the statement of Tibetan Parliament in Exile.

After that Mr. Jigmen Wangden la unveiled two new children’s Literature in Tibetan language. He spoke on the aims and objectives of publishing these two books for children. He thanked Tibet Fund for jigfunding and extended his vote of thanks to those who had supported him in making these two books. The school Director, Mr. Choeying Dhoundup la inaugurated the two books.

Finally, the function concluded with the singing of Tibetan and Indian national anthem with the school band. The 56th Tibetan Democracy Day was celebrated successfully and the organizing committee was applauded by the school headmaster Mr. Tenzin Dorjee la.