Chairman of Ravangla and Pokhra Local Tibetan Assembly Sworn in.

21 July, 2016

DHARAMSHALA: As per article 69 of the Charter of Tibetans-in-Exile, the chairman of the 8th Local Tibetan Assembly of Kunpheling Ravangla and 9th Local Tibetan Assembly of Tashiling Pokhra settlement were sworn in at a ceremony held on 13 and 14 July respectively.

Mr Pema Tseten, Chairman of the 8th Kunpheling Ravangla Local Assembly took the oath of office from Mr Rinzin Dorjee, Local Justice Commissioner (officiating) and Darjeeling Tibetan Settlement Officer at a ceremony on 13 July 2016.

Mr Sonam Sangpo, Chairman of the 9th Tashiling Pokhra Local Assembly took the oath of office from Mr Tseten, Local Justice Commissioner (officiating) and Lodrig Tibetan Settlement Officer on 14 July 2016.

As per article 69 of the Tibetan Charter, The Tibetan Supreme Justice Commission may, from time to time, authorize the Tibetan administrator of a respective Tibetan settlement, or a Tibetan civil servant, or any other Tibetan person thereof, to conduct legal business, of a permanent or temporary nature, as a circuit of Tibetan Local Justice Commissioner.