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Tibetans Thrilled By Participation In Indian Electoral Process

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May 07, 2014 AT 7:17 AM
For the first time in Indian history, Tibetan residents in this north Indian hill town had their say in the democratic process to elect the local parliamentarian. No less than 200 Tibetans had enrolled themselves as voters for the Kangra parliamentary seat in Himachal Pradesh that went to the polls Wednesday. Lobsang Wangyal, a Tibetan resident told IANS "I was happy to have voted for the first time today in the Indian general election.