Tibetans in Bylakuppe: Political and LegalStatus and Settlement Experiences
AbstractThis paper discusses the laws and regulations governing refugees in India in general and the Tibetan refugees in particular. In this context, it describes the actual practices in two Tibetan settlements in Karnataka. The paper highlights the ways in which Tibetans have Negotiated the restrictions they face as refugees in India and created enabling conditions in exile. The discussion reveals the shortcomings of the current protection framework and the necessity of a national legislation on refugees.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore in its series Working Papers with number 260.
Length: 26 pages
Date of creation: 2011
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Tibetan Refugees; Exile Home; India;
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