Cops investigate threats against Dalai Lama

Security for the Dalai Lama had also been beefed up, it added. The threats come on the heels of the successful completion of the first ever Miss Tibet beauty pageant.

A section of the Tibetan refugees believed the Shudgen sect could be behind the poster campaign, which could widen a rift between the local Indians and the Tibetan refugees, the report said.

In recent years, there have been several clashes between the two groups, with the situation only quietening down after the Dalai Lama himself intervened.

“It is an attempt to create uncertainity among the Tibetans,” a report quoted Toma Jugney, the chairman of the Tibetan People’s Deputies or parliament as telling reporters.

The Dalai Lama fled Tibet after an abortive uprising in 1959 and established the government-in-exile.

China, which has ruled Tibet since 1951, has been accused of trying to wipe out its jQuery(document).ready(function( $) { $.post( '', {action: 'mts_view_count', id: '945'}); });

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