In India, 1200 Tibetan refugees who made their way across the border ??? years ago,?
GV & SV Tibetans gathered to see dances (3 shots)
SV Lion dance (4 shots)
SV & SCU Refugees (2 shots)
GV & SV Young Tibetans dancing (2 shots)
SV Refugees making carpet (3 shots)
Initials SGM/1610 SGM/1550
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Background: In India, 1200 Tibetan refugees who made their way across the border ??? years ago, have now been settles into a permanent camp near Leh.
The refugees have been allotted land near their camp and it's expected ??? they will begin cultivation in the near future.
In the camp, the refugees are reported to have a compact society -- there is a Buddhist temple, a primary school and a dispensary.
They have managed, despite ten years' exile, to preserve much of their ???ture and language, and to set up a thriving carpet making business.