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'Tibetans ready to be part of China, if allowed to preserve culture': Dalai Lama

ANI  |  Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India] 

Tibetan the on Friday asserted that Tibetans are ready to be part of China, if they would be allowed to preserve their culture and language.

The while addressing 'Thank You Karnataka' event, said, "Tibetan issue will never die, it will remain. We are not seeking independence. We are very much committed to remain with the People's Republic of China, provided we have full rights to preserve our culture and language."

The also thanked former and India, for helping the Tibetan refugees in exile. He also thanked for its extraordinary support for the Tibetans.

The event was organised by the (CTA).

Thousands of Tibetans were forced to flee from their country when annexed in 1950. The also fled to during that time.

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First Published: Sat, August 11 2018. 00:45 IST