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Namgyal Tsekyi to be Appointed as New Local Justice Commissioner at Bylakuppe

November 15, 2010

12 November 2010

Dharamshala: Ms Namgyal Tsekyi would be appointed as the new Local Justice Commissioner at Bylakuppe Tibetan Settlement in the south Indian state of Karnataka, the Office of Tibetan Supreme Justice Commission said in an announcement issued 12 November.
Ms Tsekyi will take over from Local Justice Commissioner Mr Tsona Lhakpa with effective from 19 November 2010.
Ms Tsekyi completed her Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from JSS Law College Mysore in 2000, following which she obtained a degree in Master of Laws (LLM) from Mysore University in 2002. While working in the office of Tibetan Supreme Justice Commission in Dharamsala from August 2002 to July 2006, she practiced law for six months under the tutelage of Mr Mukhesar, lawyer for the Central Tibetan Administration, in Delhi. The experiences gained during the practice earned her a certificate of lawyer from the Delhi Bar Council.
In August 2006, Ms Tsekyi went to US under the two-year study programme of Central Tibetan Administration's Education Department and obtained her second LLM degree in study of international human rights law from American University in Washington. She has been serving at the Office of Tibetan Supreme Justice Commission since returning to India in October 2008.
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