Accessibility links

Reconstructing The 1950s

Tingri Under the Red Flag- Bhu Wangchuk, Toe Tingri


Around the time of Lhasa Uprising in 1959, thousands of armed PLA troops occupied Shelkar Zhong and seized government weapons stockpiled there. At that time, PLA troops detained a number of prominent personalities including Bhu Wangchuk and his father; who was a respected Tibetan army general. Bhu Wangchuk la recollects the events leading to their arrest and his father’s condition thereafter.

XS
SM
MD
LG