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The office bearers of the Kendriya Tibetan Vidyalaya Sangharsh Samiti submitted a memorandum to the DC.
The officials of the Central Tibetan School Sangharsh Samiti, Chhota Shimla submitted a memorandum to the Deputy Commissioner Shimla regarding their demands. He told through the memorandum that the Central Government itself opened Central Tibetan Schools for the children of Tibetan people to read and write so that they can also be educated. Seven schools were also opened in Himachal Pradesh, out of which five have been given to the Tibetan Society and only two are left.
Among them, the Central Tibetan School, Dalhaiji Chamba, has no children of Tibetan people and more than 300 Indian children. Central Tibetan School, Chhota Shimla which has only 14 children who are from Tibetans and 384 children are from Indians who belong to poor family. Committee head Manju Sharma said that the fee of these schools is only Rs 240 annually.
The Central Government has ruled that all these 79 Central Tibetan Schools have been given to a private organization of Tibetans and the Central Government will have to pay crores of rupees to run them, on which the amount will be increased by five percent every year. He raised questions at the Center as to what the government was doing. He asked whether the state government could not come forward to run them. He raised the demand from the government to keep it under the Centre.