Xi Jinping, the General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party, has asked for political education in Tibet. The premier said that China must build an ‘impregnable fortress’ in Tibet. Speaking to the state media Xinhua, he said to maintain stability in Tibet, national unity and mass education are required, reported Reuters.
China occupied Tibet in 1950 and termed it as the ‘peaceful liberation’ of the Himalayan region. The exiled spiritual leader who took asylum in India has time and again termed it as the cultural genocide of the Tibetan population. Many Tibetans still live in India and they have a de-facto government in Dharamshala, India.
At a senior communist party meeting on the future of Tibet praised the officers for the efforts. However, he stressed the need for more effort. The leader asked for political and ideological education of the masses in schools of Tibet. Xi said that China must plant seeds of loving China in the heart of the youth.
He pledges for united, civilized, harmonious, beautiful, modern, and socialist Tibet. Xi Jinping said that the role of the Chinese Communist Party must be strengthened in the Tibet region and ethnic group people must be included in the fold. He did not stop there and said that Tibetan Buddhism must embrace socialism and Chinese conditions as well.
The International Campaign for Tibet commented on the development and said that the Chinese rule is still needed to be imposed in Tibet. He said that if the Tibetans really benefitted, then China would never have feared separatism and introduce political re-education.
China under the Chinese Communist Party has come under many criticisms for the ethnic genocide of Tibetans. The cultural destruction of Tibetan Buddhism and human rights abuse at the occupied land of Tibet is very common. However, CCP has denied all the allegations.
The fear of separatism and the need for more efforts in Tibet of Xi Jinping however exposes the CCP.