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Hi sHol i ne s si naugur at e dt hef e s ti n t hepr e s e nc eofHonour abl eTour i s m Mi ni s t e randChi e fPat r onoft hee v e nt Shr iPe maKhandu, Honour abl ePr i me Mi ni s t e ratt heTi be t anpar l i ame ntMr . Lobs ang Sange y ,Honour abl e Chi e f Mi ni s t e rofAs s am Shr iTar un Gogoi andmanyot he rdi gni t ar i e s .Spe aki ng at t he i naugur al c e r e mony , Hi s Hol i ne s ss ai dhumanss houl ds t r i v et o c r e at eas e ns eofone ne s samongt he s e v e n bi l l i on human be i ngswhoar e br ot he r sands i s t e r s . Theanc i e ntc i v i l i z at i onofTi be tdat e sbac kt ot hous ands Addr e s s i ng t he pe opl e Shr i Pe ma Fort hef i r s tt i meGuwahat ic i t yor‘ t he ofy e ar sac c or di ng t o ar c hae ol ogi c al Khandus ai dt hathewasi mpr e s s e dby gat e wayt oNor t he as tI ndi a’ hadhos t e d f i ndi ngsbutj us tbe i nganc i e ntdoe s t hei de aofaTi be tf e s t i v ali nGuwahat i af i v e - day e v e nt c e l e br at i ng t he notmakei tadmi r abl e . whe n Ti be t an MPsKar maYe s hiand uni quec ul t ur eofTi be tatt heKal akYangc he nDol karappr oac he dhi m wi t h s he t r af r om Fe br uar y2t oFe br uar y6. “ We mus tc ont i nue t he f r e e dom t hepr opos al .Khandu s ai dt hemai n Thef or e mos tat t r ac t i on whi c h made s t r uggl et hr ough t he way ofnone nde av our of t he f e s t i v al was t o t hi se v e nthi s t or i cf orAs s am andt he v i ol e nc e ,whi c hi st heBuddhi s tway .I t s howc as et her i c hc ul t ur alhe r i t ageof nor t he as twas t he bl e s s i ngs ofHi s i si mpor t antf orust owi nt hes t r uggl e . Ti be tandbr i ngi tc l os e rt ot hemi ndsof Hol i ne s st heDal ai Lama. Thepe opl eof I ft hes t r uggl eort hemov e me ntf ai l s , t he pe opl e of As s am. “ I t s( Ti be t ) Guwahat iwe r ebl e s s e dbyHi saus pi - t hewor l d wi l lf e e lt hatnonv i ol e nc e pe opl e ,r e l i gi on,ar tandc ul t ur ewe nt c i ouspr e s e nc ei nt he c i t y af t e rf i v e and Buddhi s m hav e f ai l e d, ” The t hr ough e xt r e met ur bul e ntt i me sbut de c ade s . Ti be t an l e ade rs ai dc ul t ur ei s not manage d not onl yt os ur v i v e but me r e l yt het r adi t i onofpe r f or mi ngar t s f l our i s hi nl ands f ar away f r om i t s Vi s i t or si nl ar ge numbe r swi t ne s s e d i nc l udi ngs ongsanddanc e sbutal ot or i gi n.I t ’ sani ns pi r at i ont odr awf r om, t r adi t i onalTi be t an danc eand mus i c mor e .Hes ai dt heTi be t anc ul t ur eof par t i c ul ar l yf ort he pe opl e ofNor t h pe r f or me dbyt hear t i s t sf r om Ti be t an c ompas s i on,pe ac eand nonv i ol e nc e Eas twhoar ec onf r ont i ngmode r ni t yat I ns t i t ut eofPe r f or mi ngAr t s ,Cul t ur al c anbeofi mme ns ebe ne f i tf ort her e s t t hec os tofourown r i c hc ul t ur eand t r oupe sf r om As s am and Ar unac hal oft hewor l d.Hes ai dTi be t ansi nTi be t he r i t age . ”I nt hi sr e gar dPr i meMi ni s t e r Pr ade s h.Thear t sandc r af t si nc l udi ng f ac e Chi ne s er e s t r i c t i on f r om s ome ofTi be tLobs angSange yhol dapr e s s t hangka pai nt i ngs ,s and ar t s ,handi - har dl i ne r sont he i rwayofl i f ei nc l udc onf e r e nc eon c r af t pr oduc t s made by Ti be t an i ngl anguageandc ul t ur e .“ The i ronl y r e f uge e sandt hef amousandi nc r e d- c onc e r ni spowe r .Outoft he i ri gnoi bl eTi be t anf oodwe r eador e dbyt he r anc e ,t he yar er e al l yput t i ngr e s t r i c pe opl e . t i onsonl e ar ni ngTi be t anandTi be t an c ul t ur e . ” t r anqui l i t yandt hehi ghe s tl andont he e ar t h,i sknown f ort her i c hne s sand t hede pt h ofi t sBuddhi s tt r adi t i ons . Thes i mpl i c i t yofl i f e ,t hes pi r i t ual i t yof mi ndsandr i c hc us t omsandt r adi t i ons gi v eas t r onghol dt ot hi sal pi ner e gi on whi c hi se nt i r e l y de c or at e d wi t hi t s hol yc har i s ma.Wi t ht heobj e c t i v eof s howc as i ng t hi smy s t i cand t r anqui l c ul t ur eofTi be t , t hei ne xi l eMi ni s t r yof Ti be t or gani z e d t hi s Fe s t i v al i n Guwahat i .


Fe br uar y5atGuwahat iPr e s sCl uband di s c us s e dt hes i gni f i c anc eoft hef e s t i v al and de f i ne d t he c i r c ums t anc e s and i s s ue sofTi be tandTi be t anpe opl e . As s am CM Tar unGogois ai dhewasf or t unat et obes i t t i ngne xtt oHi sHol i ne s s t heDal aiLama.Hee xpr e s s e dhopet hat Hi sHol i ne s s ’me s s ageofl ov e ,c ompas s i on and r e l i gi ous har mony wi l lal s o c ont r i but et owar dse ndi ngi ns ur ge nc yi n hi ss t at e . Ti be t anPr i meMi ni s t e rDr .Sange yal s o e xpr e s s e dhi sgr at i t udeands har e dhi s e xpe r i e nc e pr ov i di ng de t ai l s of t he f e s t i v alandi t sobj e c t i v e satapr e s sc onf e r e nc ehe l donFe br uar y5atGuwahat i Pr e s sc l ub. Apar tf r om t he s e ,Tal ks& Se mi nar son Buddhi s m,Ti be t anc ul t ur eandv ar i ous ot he rt opi c s ,doc ume nt ar yf i l m onTi be t andt hel i f eofTi be t ansal s oadde dt ot he s i gni f i c anc eoft hef e s t i v al .Thewi s dom, t heknowl e dgeaboutl i f e ,c ompas s i on, t ol e r anc eandpe ac eofmi nd,al lc ont r i but ei nmaki ngt hec ul t ur eofTi be twas t het he meoft hef e s t i v i t yme antf ort he l andandt hepe opl ewhoar es t r uggl i ng f or t he i re xi s t e nc e ,y e ts pr e ad t he me s s age ofl ov e ,pe ac e and har mony bl e s s e dbyt hepe ac eI c ont heDal ai Lama al lov e rt hegl obe .

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haunt e dbyr ac i s m.Andunf or t unat e l y pe opl ef r om nor t he as te nd up be i ng al i e nsi nt he i rownc ount r y .Why ?I si t be c aus et he i rs ki nc ol ouri sal i t t l edi f f e r e ntandt he yhav es mal le y e s ? Thi si snotal l ;s i mi l arc ampai gnsby Se naac t i v i s t si nMahar as ht r ahav el e d t omar c he sagai ns tBi har i ’ sandSout h I ndi ansaswe l l . Theque s t i on i st o whate xt e nti sI ndi ar ac i s t .Youc annot e s c aper ac i s mi nI ndi a. Butt hef r i s ki ng ofShahr ukhKhanbyAme r i c ani mmi gr at i onaut hor i t i e si sr ac i alpr of i l i ngat i t swor s twhi c hc aus e sa di pl omat i c c r i s i s .Howdoy oue xpl ai nt hi s ? Whe n I ndi an or i gi n s t ude nt s ar e t ar ge t sofr ac i s tat t ac ksi n Aus t r al i a, wewi t ne s sout r age dpr ot e s t si nI ndi a aswe l lasabr oad.The pr obl e m i s , I ndi ai s not out r age di fr ac i s m i s di r e c t e d at home .I ft he s e we r e s t ude nt sf r om nor t he as tc oul dwehav e e xpe c t e d t he s ame mus c ul ar and v e he me nt pr ot e s t s , pr obabl y not . Que s t i onsofwhoi sac t ual l yanI ndi an be c ome sr e dundantwhe ny ou don’ t know abouty ourown c ount r ye s pe c i al l ywhe npe opl ef r om t henor t he as t par tofI ndi ahav et oans we rque s t i ons r e gar di ng t he i rown nat i onal i t y .Ti l l t he n,wome nf r om nor t he as twi l lbe t e r me d‘ f as t and e as y ’ ,‘ c hi nki s ’, gr ope d on t he i rwayhomej us tl i ke Af r i c ansi nourc ount r yar eal lt e r me d asdr ug addi c t sand s uppl i e r s .Suc h s t e r e ot y pei sac ul t ur alf l aw i ne v e r y I ndi an,ar ut hl e s shos t .Rac i s mi sal l ar oundt hewor l dbutt hedi f f e r e nc ei s mos tc ount r i e sdos ome t hi ngabouti t unl i ke I ndi a.I ndi a doe snot hi ng t o c ount e ri t ,r at he r pr omot e si tf or f ool i s h e l e c t or al gai ns and s he e r i nc ompe t e nc e .Par t i t i on has al r e ady l e f tt henor t he as t e r ns t at e sj oi ne dby j us tanumbi l i c al c or dThephy s i c al i s ol at i on f r om t hemai nl and hasaggr av at e d t he al r e ady e xi s t i ng me nt al quar ant i neandt hegov e r nme ntf r om t he day s of Jawahar l alNe hr u has f ai l e dt ounde r s t andt hei mpl i c at i ons ofge ogr aphy .Whatdoy oudowhe n y ou be c omeami nor i t yi ny ourown l and. The Ce nt r alGov e r nme nthas ne v e rs hownanyi nt e r e s ti naddr e s s i ng t he r e gi on’ s pr obl e ms ,i ns t e ad has dol e d outmone yf r om t he s es t at e s , ac c ount i ngf orquar t e rt omor et han hal foft heGDP ofe ac hs t at e .Thi s Mar ch,2014

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haspr e v e nt e danyme ani ngf ule c onomi c pr ogr e s s .And t oday :t hous andsofl oc al , har dwor ki ng and we l le duc at e d ar e t hr ongi ng t he me t r os l ooki ng f or e mpl oy me ntand f ur t he rs t udi e st hus be c omi ngan e as ypr e yt or ac i s m.The r e c e ntki l l i ngofNi dowhohai l e df r om Ar unac hal Pr ade s h has s hoc ke dt he whol enat i oni nc l udi ngs oc al l e d,‘ mai nl ande r s . ’I ndi a s houl d be s e ns i bl e e nough t omakeAr unac halPr ade s h,a s t at eChi nac l ai msf e e lhappyandpr oud aboutbe i ng I ndi ans .Suc hr ac i alhat e c r i me swoul donl ys hapeChi na’ saggr e s s i v ede s i gns . I ti si nde e dt i mef ors omes t r i nge ntl aw ore l s el e tt hec ount r yknowwhatac t i ons hav ebe e nt ake nagai ns tt hec ul pr i t swho c ommi ts uc hr ac i alhat ec r i me snotonl y . agai ns tt hepe opl eofNor t he as tbute ac h ande v e r y onewhoi ss ubj e c t e dt or ac i al as pe r s i ons .

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dr agge dhe rf e l l ow pas s e nge r sf r om t he buss hewast r av e l l i ngi n. He rf e l l owpas s e nge r swho we r ekar bi sj us tl i kehe r we r el i ne dupwi t ht he i rhandst i e dt o t he i rbac k.Ands oons hewi t ne s s e dGar o mi l i t ant s c hoppi ng t he m of f wi t h mac he t e s ,as i ghtwhi c hwoul dhaunthe r e v e r y day .I nt hats i ngl e mas s ac r ei n 2005,hundr e dsdi e dduet ot heDi mas a andKar bie t hni cc l as he s .Thi si sr ac i al di s c r i mi nat i onagai ns ty ourownpe opl e f r om t he s ame r e gi on.The r e ar ea s i z e abl e numbe r of Hi ndi s pe aki ng pe opl ef r om Bi harand Ut t arPr ade s h l i v i ngi nKar biAngl ongwhoar ei nv ol v e d i nt hef i e l dofagr i c ul t ur eandmanyot he r pe t t ybus i ne s s .I nt hey e ar s2003 and 2004 hous e s of Bi har i pe opl e we r e t or c he d and many Bi har i s we r e mur de r e d be c aus et he y we r e Hi ndi s pe aki ngpe opl e . Rac i s m i sdi f f i c ul tt o pr ov e be i tt he de at hofRi c har dLoi t am ort hehar as s me ntofawomanf r om nor t he as t .Andi t s houl dnotbes ur pr i s i ngbe c aus et hati s how r ac i s m wor ks :v i s i bl eand uns e e n mac hi nat i onsatt hes amet i me .Ev e r y body t al ks ofi nt e gr at i on butnobody f e e l si nt e gr at e d.Why ? Be c aus e many be l i e v et hat t he di s c r i mi nat i on t hat e v e r y onet al ksabouti snotbe c aus eof r ac ebutduet or e s e nt me nt .I fpe opl e f r om Nor t he as tar ege ogr aphi c al l yawar e ofpl ac e sl i ke Jai pur al s o known as www. nor t heast t oday . i n

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