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Tibet museum to come up in Dharamshala: Sangay

Press Trust of India  |  Dharamshala 

The Tibetan 'government-in- exile' has decided to open a museum at Gangchen Kyishong here by the end of this year.

The exhibits of the museum will be around 11 themes. The first will be an introduction to Tibet, its history and culture "prior to Chinese invasion", the of the Tibetan 'government-in-exile' said here.

There will a section of contemporary and a memorial space for 1.2 million Tibetans "that have perished as a result of resistance", he said, adding there will themes based on and the Dalai Lama.

Tempa Gyaltsen, who handles the theme, said, "with its environmental importance for in terms of water and climate, among other things, is an issue both Tibetans and Chinese have to take heed of and work together in the long run."

The cost of the museum will be around Rs six crore, half of which has been sourced, the director of the proposed Tibet said.

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First Published: Sat, January 13 2018. 12:15 IST