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Reconstructing The 1950s

Tingri Under the Red Flag- Bhu Wangchuk, Toe Tingri


Tingri Under the Red Flag- Bhu Wangchuk, Toe Tingri
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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.

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