If there is one example of shortsightedness of Indian policy makers when it comes to Tibet, then it definitely is the Tibetan service of All India Radio. I wrote the following article nearly two years back, and a recent check revealed that things have remained the same even now. For the life of me I cannot understand why the target area is just the Tibet Autonomous Region. There are even more Tibetans living outside of the TAR in Kham and Amdo areas, not to speak about the Tibetan-speaking population along the southern belt of the Himalayas in Bhutan and Nepal.
However, here are some other interesting facts about the Tibetan service as published by All India Radio’s External Services Division.