Monday, 23 September 2013

CTA Saddened by Demise of Shri Mohan Singh

Late shri Mohan Singh, Samajwadi Party leader and a long-time friend of Tibet.
DHARAMSHALA: Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay of the Central Tibetan Administration today sent his heartfelt condolences to Mrs Urmila Singh over the sad demise of her husband, Shri Mohan Singh, a staunch Tibet supporter and a long-time friend of the Tibetan people.

“We are saddened to hear about the passing away of Shri. Mohan Singh. With his passing away, we not only lost a very true friend but also a great parliamentarian – a man of high principles. He will be remembered by Tibetans for his unflinching support in the most trying of circumstances,” the Sikyong said in his condolence message.

“This sad news has been conveyed to His Holiness the Dalai Lama who has also expressed his sadness and has offered his prayers,” he said.

Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay also highlighted Shri Mohan Singh’s strong support and contribution towards the Tibetan struggle. He said, “Shri Mohan Singh has been a long time friend of Tibet. He played a vital role in the All Party Indian Parliamentary Forum for Tibet (APIPT) as its Convenor and helped raise the profile of Tibet in the Indian Parliament and other international platforms.”

“I wish to express our heartfelt condolences to you and your daughters in this difficult moment,” the Sikyong said.

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