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PAKISTAN-Radio as Social Metaphor

Panchen had shown in the search for the reincarnation of the 13th Dalai Lama (The Times of India, New Delhi ed, December To no one's surprise, the Lama acted in an honourable way. For, in March 1991, August 1993 and subsequently, he had sought China's nod to assist in the search for the new Panchen. Sadly for him, he drew a blank. And has now incurred Beijing's opprobrium for attempting 'to negate China's sovereignty' over Tibet and to 'cause disturbances' there (The Times of India, November 30,1995). In turn, not a few have questioned the locus standi of China's communist government in assuming the role of the Manchu emperor; more, in its complete disregard for the custom of involving the Dalai Lama in the identification process. And for motives that are far too patent to be disguised.

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