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Kunleng TV: Mahatma Gandhi and Tibet


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Recently the United Nations General Assembly unanimously approved October 2nd, the birthday Mahatma Gandhi, as the United Nations’ Non-Violence Day. On the 138th birthday of Gandhi, Kunleng TV looks back at the Indian leader’s political legacy, its impact on world affairs and in particular, to His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet, who is a great admirer of Mahatma Gandhi. The discussion also includes relations between Tibet and India during Gandhi’s life and Tibet’s participation in the ‘First Asian Relations Conference’ which was organized by Gandhi in 1947. Our guests will be Sangye Tandar Naga, translator of Gandhi’s ‘India Home Rule’ from English to Tibetan, who will join us from Dharamsala via Ichat webcam, and Mr. Namkha Tenzin, VOA Tibetan Service Staff, who will be in the Studio with Kunleng TV host Dorje Tseten.

Kunleng is simulcast on television via satellite, on shortwave radio, and via the Internet in real time. Tune in every Wednesday at 1400-1500 UTC, 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm Lhasa time. From Tibet and China Call toll-free 10810 866 837 5159 From elsewhere us at 1-202-619-3774 (Tell the operator to reverse the charges and we will pay for the call.) Or send your name and phone number in advance so we can contact you during the show. If you are not able to join us in person please send your questions to us via fax or E-mail to: tibetanTV@voanews.com or Fax: 1- 202-382-5596

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