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An election in exile: Making the Tibetan vote count

  • On 7 February 2014, that the Election Commission of India (ECI) issued a directive to enrol Tibetans born in India after 26 January 1950 and before 1 July 1987 in the national electoral rolls
  • As the Tibetan diaspora in India struggles to assert its identity, its voice, though faint, is a reminder of a minority that has remained largely invisible

Lobsang Wangyal with his voter ID on the streets of McLeodganj. Photo:  Priyanka Parashar/Mint
Lobsang Wangyal with his voter ID on the streets of McLeodganj. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint

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