I have over ten years’ experience as a journalist. For the last eight years, I have worked as a correspondent for Thomson Reuters based in Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, publishing over a hundred articles and photographs primarily on the Tibet issue and the Dalai Lama. A few of my stories and imag...
DHARAMSALA/NEW DELHI, India, June 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - E vent organiser Lobsang Wangyal has to travel overseas often, but as a Tibetan refugee born in India, he did not have a passport and sometimes had to wait days to get the mandatory permits every time he went abroad. So Wangyal, whose parents fled Tibet as teenagers, went to court to demand his right to an Indian passport.
"Will they always remain refugees, or should they be given some sort of permanent resident status, as they have been here for so long, and have little chance of being repatriated?" DHARAMSALA/NEW DELHI, India, June 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Event organiser Lobsang Wangyal has to travel overseas often, but as a Tibetan refugee born in India, he did not have a passport and sometimes had to wait days to get the mandatory permits every time he went abroad.
The order came into effect in March, and Wangyal got his Indian passport shortly thereafter, using it to go to Thailand. For the first time, he was spared the additional scrutiny that his documents always got from immigration officials. "I feel like a real person now, having obtained a passport," said Wangyal, 47, who was born in a Tibetan settlement in eastern Odisha state and now lives in the hill town Dharamsala. "Tibetans are seen as refugees and as stateless in India.
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