TIBETAN EC Declares Prelim Election Results for Tibetan Parliament


The Election Commission of the Central Tibetan Administration today declared the results of the first round of general election of the 15th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile and the 3rd election of Kalon Tripa.

As per Article 49 enshrined in the Election Regulation, the Election Commission has shortlisted a list of 50 candidates each from the three traditional provinces of Tibet and 10 candidates each from the four schools of Tibetan Buddhism and traditional Bon faith, North America and Europe as the final candidates for the 15th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile.

The Parliament consists of 47 members. U-Tsang, Do-tod and Do-med, the three traditional provinces of Tibet, elect ten members each, while the four schools of Tibetan Buddhism and the traditional Bon faith elect two members each. Four members are elected by Tibetans in the west: two from Europe and two from North America. In addition, one to three members with distinction in the fields of art, science, literature and community service are nominated directly by His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

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