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Reconstructing The 1950s

59 Lhasa Uprising and Its Impacts on Phenbo Gyaltsen

Phenbo Gyaltsen has not only witnessed but also participated in the Tibetan Women led demonstration which happened right after the March 10th Uprising. He recollects the major events surrounding the March 10 incident and its impacts on his hometown, Phenbo. He explains how the turn of events around that time have forced him to leave his entire family to join the resistance force led by Khampa warriors.