Three Tibetan youth activists today submitted a total of 50,336 signatures to the United Nations Office in New Delhi to seek support for Tibet. The signatures were collected as part of the India-Tibet awareness campaign launched on Tibetan National Uprising Day on March 10, 2012.
The Director of Tibetan Parliament and Policy Research Centre in Delhi and a member of Tibetan parliament offered greeting scarfs to the three activists. Acharya Yeshi Phuntsok, a member of Tibetan parliament lauded campaign started by the young Tibetans.
"Three youths led by Migmar Tenzin visited 108 cities and organised many public gatherings and signature campaigns to highlight the critical situation of Tibetans in Tibet and to garner support from Indian public." said Acharya Phuntsok while speaking to the small gathering at Jantar Mantar.
"It is for the first time, an individual effort has taken a seven-month long Tibet campaign. I appreciate them," he added.
Migmar Tenzin said that the petition urged the United Nations to support Tibet and not turn a blind ye towards the Tibet issue.