Dharamsala/Shimla, Mar 13: Tibetan people living-in-exile staged a candlelight vigil in Dharamsala to mark 50 years of their movement.
A large numbers of monks, nuns including foreigners took part in the march, vowing to continue the fight for a free Tibet and return to their homeland.
Prayers were also offered for Tibetans who laid down their lives for the cause of freedom.
Women of the Regional Tibetan Women''s Association (RTWA) marked 2009 as the ''International Year of Tibetan Women.''
"This candlelight vigil is to honour all the Tibetan women who died for Tibetan freedom and to safeguard the future generation''s freedom," said Palkey, a member of the RTWA.