On the 20th day of the Tibetan Youth Congress indefinite hunger strike in Delhi, Indian police forcibly took the three hunger strikers to Ram Manohar Lohia hospital in New Delhi. Police stated Penpa Tsering's deteriorating health condition as the reason for evicting the TYC executives.
Indians who witnessed police's forced termination on the Tibetan hunger strikers condemed the action.
"You see, this is a democratic country. Indians supports Tibetans. They are making their voices herd through protest. Lifting them forcibly is not right." says Latif Ahmed, a bystander.
The hunger strike organizers said they are determined to continue their protest.
"Whatever may happen, we are continuing the hunger strike but will not be able to say exactly what will happen to three hunger strikers taken to hospital." said Joint Secretary of TYC, Tenzing Norsang when asked about their future course of action.
The TYC hunger strikers have remained without food since September 2nd. They were detained at Tihar jail during Chinese Defense minister's visit and later released.