Dalai Lama mourns Tibetan leader's death

Mar 31, 2014    

Dharamsala, March 30 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Sunday mourned the death of Baba Phuntsog Wangyal, who founded the Tibetan Communist Party in the 1930s, describing him as a true Communist and trusted friend."I am deeply saddened to learn about the passing away of Baba Phuntsog Wangyal. He was a true Communist, genuinely motivated to fulfill the interests of the Tibetan people. In his death, we have lost a trusted friend," the Nobel laureate said in a statement.Wangyal died at the age of 92 in Beijing.He founded the Tibetan Communist Party in the 1930s, which subse...

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