THE CELEBRATION IN LHASA FOR 70 YEARS OF COMMUNISM IN ASIA

THE CELEBRATION IN LHASA FOR 70 YEARS OF COMMUNISM IN ASIA

70 Years of Communism in Asia.

The birth of the People’s Republic of China on October 01, 1949 marks the beginning of a new era in the geopolitics of the world. The spread of Communism to Asia triggered the Cold War in Asia. For Tibetans, it is indeed a horrible nightmare that has come true. In Lhasa, Tibetans celebrated the 70th birth anniversary of China with hopes that the occupation will end soon.

Rudra Narasimham Rebbapragada

Special Frontier Force

Tibet celebrates PRC’s 70th anniversary

By Palden Nyima and Daqiong in Lhasa, Tibet Updated: 2019-09-29

70 Years of Communism in Asia. People from all walks of life gather on Sunday in front of Potala Palace for a celebration marking the People’s Republic of China’s 70th anniversary. [Photo by Palden Nyima/chinadaily.com.cn]

More than 4,000 people gathered Sunday in Potala Palace Square in Tibet autonomous region for a celebration marking the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China, which falls Oct 1.

Government officials, farmers, herders, students, soldiers, policeman, and monks attended, carrying miniatures national flags and holding flowers and khadak, white silk representing purity.

They sang the national anthem, listened to speeches and danced in unison.

Over the 70 years Communist Party of China leadership, people in Tibet have driven historic change, said Wu Yingjie, the region’s Party secretary, during the ceremony.

According to Wu, the region’s GDP has soared from 129 million yuan ($18 million) in 1951 to 147 billion yuan in 2018.

Urban residents’ per-capita disposable income reached 33,797 yuan in 2018, while that of rural residents hit 11,450 yuan, said Wu.

Dekyi Medog, a singer from the region, said on this the year of China’s 70th anniversary, she wanted to bless the country with her songs.

“I want to express my heartfelt thanks to the motherland and the Party, and I wish my country more prosperity and flourishing in the future,” she said.

Basang Drolma, a student representative from the region’s Lhasa Middle School, said she was honored and pleased to live and study in the new era.

Thanks to the leadership of the Communist Party of China, Tibet has launched democratic reform, socialism construction and the reform and opening-up policy, she said.

The people of the region have left poverty far behind and have been enjoying wealth and progress in the new era, she said.

Singers perform on Sunday during a celebration marking the People’s Republic of China’s 70th anniversary. [Photo by Palden Nyima/chinadaily.com.cn]
Performers dance in front of Potala Palace in Lhasa on Sunday during a celebration marking the People’s Republic of China’s 70th anniversary. [Photo by Palden Nyima/chinadaily.com.cn]
Performers dance in front of Potala Palace in Lhasa on Sunday during a celebration marking the People’s Republic of China’s 70th anniversary.[Photo by Palden Nyima/chinadaily.com.cn]
Performers dance in front of Potala Palace in Lhasa on Sunday during a celebration marking the People’s Republic of China’s 70th anniversary. [Photo by Palden Nyima/chinadaily.com.cn]
Performers dance in front of Potala Palace in Lhasa on Sunday during a celebration marking the People’s Republic of China’s 70th anniversary. [Photo by Palden Nyima/chinadaily.com.cn]
Performers dance in front of Potala Palace in Lhasa on Sunday during a celebration marking the People’s Republic of China’s 70th anniversary. [Photo by Palden Nyima/chinadaily.com.cn]
People perform Guozhuang dance at Potala Palace Square in Lhasa, Tibet, September 29, 2019. More than 1,000 people performed Guozhuang dance here on Sunday to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. [Xinhua/Jigme Dorje]
People wearing traditional clothes participate in a celebration gala at Potala Palace Square in Lhasa, Tibet, September 29, 2019. More than 1,000 people performed Guozhuang dance here on Sunday to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. [Xinhua/Jigme Dorje]
 
People wearing traditional clothes participate in a celebration gala at Potala Palace Square in Lhasa, Tibet, September 29, 2019. More than 1,000 people performed Guozhuang dance here on Sunday to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. [Xinhua/Jigme Dorje]
People perform Guozhuang dance at Potala Palace Square in Lhasa, Tibet, September 29, 2019. More than 1,000 people performed Guozhuang dance here on Sunday to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. [Xinhua/Jigme Dorje]
A gala to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in Lhasa, Tibet, Sept. 28, 2019. About half of the performers in the grand gala were ordinary farmers and herdsmen. (Photo: China News Service/Zhang Wei)
A gala to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in Lhasa, Tibet, Sept. 28, 2019. About half of the performers in the grand gala were ordinary farmers and herdsmen. (Photo: China News Service/Zhang Wei)
The Celebration in Lhasa for 70 Years of Communism in Asia.
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