Kalon Tripa

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the chairman of the Kashag and essentially head of the Tibetan government-in-exile

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Oct 18: Kalon Tripa issued a clarification on his appeal made to the Tibetans and TSGs asking them not to hold demonstrations against the Chinese, as his appeal has been taken as directives.
Sep 3: Kalon Tripa Samdhong Rinpoche requested the Tibetans and the Tibet Support Groups in the United States not to stage protests when China President Hu Jintao visits that country later this month, citing that the efforts to resolve the issue of Tibet has reached a crucial "make or break" stage.
Dec 23: The Task Force on Negotiations (TFN) holds its 14th meeting, presided over by Kalon Tripa Samdhong Rinpoche, attended by the members of the TFN including, Kalon Tripa, Kesang Y Takla, Kalon for the Department of Information and International Relations (DIIR), Kalon Tempa Tsering, representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in New Delhi, Kasur Tashi Wandi, representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in New York, Kalon Ngodup Dongchung, Kalon for the Department of Security, Lodi Gyari, special envoy of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, and Envoy Kelsang Gyaltsen, Kasur Tenzin Geyche, secretaries of the DIIR and others.
There is no doubt that the representatives of the elected assembly will have to continue negotiating with Chinese authorities, as Lobsang Sangay, recently elected Kalon Tripa, declared in his talk on September 6, 2011, at the Seminar on Tibet in the Aftermath of Devolution of Political Authority, organized by the Vivekananda International Foundation.
He said, "In 2001, the Tibetan people elected the Kalon Tripa, the political leader, directly, for the first time.
The Kalon Tripa made it clear that by that time Tibetan monks should have reached a general concensus regarding the method they support for giving bhikshuni ordination.
Despite the difficulties faced in the initial two years of my administration," Kalon Tripa said, "as of now, we have been able to make a head start in the introduction of organic fanning in all the Tibetan agro-settlements.
According to TWA, poor awareness was the single biggest contributor for the low turnout in the last Kalon Tripa elections in 2006 as the public were largely unaware of the election process and the timing of the polls.
The elections of the Kalon Tripa (Tibetan Prime Minister) would be held in September next year.
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), Mar 29 (ANI): The National Democratic Party of Tibet (NDPT), the only political party of Tibetan exiles, on Monday declared three nominees for the post of Kalon Tripa (Tibetan Prime Minister in-exile) and 45 nominees for the Members of Parliament for the 2011 general elections.
We decided 15 candidates for the Members of the Parliament from each province and three candidates for the Kalon Tripa," said NDPT President Chime Youngdung.
The elections for the Kalon Tripa will be held in September 2011.
The election of the Kalon Tripa (Tibetan PM) is going to take place and also parliamentary elections is going to take place next year.