1962: How China lost the battle for hearts

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    1962: How China lost the battle for hearts

    Read full article by By Ajai Shukla and Sonia Trikha Shukla: Broadsword: 1962: How China lost the battle for hearts

     
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    Never forget our greatest poet Tsangyang Gyotso is a Monpa!

    And Monpa is one of our 56 flowers - [​IMG]
     
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    Tibetans are not Chinese. In an ideal world, the Chinese should get the <insert_word_here> out of Tibet and East Turkestan. Any number of printing Monpa personalities' pictures on Chinese stamps won't make them Chinese.

    However, I do respect the discipline of the PLA.
     
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    Monpa is a member of Chinese family.

    Before the Reform (1962) Tibetans were like >>
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    Thanks to PLA, Tibetan serfs burned indentures, slave ownership documents and loan documents with a monastery!
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    Now Tibetans >>>
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    A great EMANCIPATION!!
     
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    No, they are Tibetans, and Tibetans and Uighurs are not Chinese. India, and especially my state, has a long historical, religious, and cultural bond with Tibet. We got along because we respected each other. There was never a conflict between us, but the same thing cannot be said about Han-Tibetan relationship.

    I would let you know that part of Tibet is actually part of my state. Look up the history of Darjeeling.

    I agree. Some of the vassals of the Tibetan Empire were brutal. There was widespread feudalism, bonded labour, and amputation and mutilation of Tibetans. On that account, I fully agree with your emancipation. Yet, the earlier brutality has been replaced with a new kind of brutality. So, this is essentially a 'choice' between two brutal regimes.
     
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    A Monpa rep. in the Congress
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    A Monpa girl who won a singing contest
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