Tag Archives: Exile Tibetans

  • Tibetan Elections: Official preliminary round 2021 results

    The Election Commission of CTA announced the results of the preliminary round of the 2021 Tibetan Elections on 8 February 2021. The polling was held on 3 January to elect candidates for the final voting for Sikyong and 45 Chitues. ...

  • Tibetan Elections: Preliminary round results and fallout

    With much enthusiasm and excitement, more than 60 thousand Tibetans in over 30 countries took part in the preliminary round of elections to choose their new leader known as Sikyong and the members of the Tibetan exile Parliament. ...

  • McLeod Ganj Tibetans to get a new hall

    President of CTA Lobsang Sangay laid the foundation stone of a new hall for Tibetans in McLeod Ganj. The new hall, named Phuntsok Khangsar, will be built Tibetan style architecture, and is expected to be ready in nine months. ...

  • Coronavirus: Twelve tested positive at old-age home in McLeod Ganj

    Twelve elderly Tibetans have tested positive for Coronavirus at the Jampaling Old People's Home in McLeod Ganj. Jampaling is currently a red zone, and the area has become out of bounds, with six police guarding the area. ...

  • Tibetan Elections: Penpa Tsering and Kaydor Aukatsang final candidates

    As the preliminary round of elections draws to a close, results show Penpa Tsering as the front-runner for the post of Sikyong. Kelsang Dorjee Aukatsang trailing second will challenge Tsering in the final round in April. ...

  • Tibetan Elections: Preliminary round votes cast around the world

    Tibetans around the world cast their votes to elect a new Sikyong (political leader) and members of their 17th Parliament. Voters lined up in droves at polling stations in the exile capital McLeod Ganj to cast their ballots. ...

  • Tibetan Elections: Gyari Dolma gives final campaign shot in exile capital

    Giving her final shot before Election Day in the heart of Tibetan politics in McLeod Ganj, Gyari Dolma said she's ready to take on the responsibility as Sikyong to work for Tibet and the Tibetan community. ...

  • Yangchen Nangpa Thondup Tsering: A chithue candidate who walks the talk

    As a Tibetan-American living in North America, I want my Chithue candidate to be a mission-driven leader who instills a passion for Tibetan identity and the Tibet cause through zealous advocacy and activism. ...

  • Coronavirus: Voting threatened for Tibetans living in Europe

    Concerns over a new more infectious variant of coronavirus detected in the United Kingdom is making voting in the elections tricky for the Tibetans living there. ...

  • Lobsang Wangyal Who does Lobsang Wangyal endorse for Sikyong 2021?

    In the spirit of choosing the most eligible person, as opposed to choices based on tribal affiliations, I have decided to choose my Sikyong based on their qualifications rather than anything else. ...