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The Monpas have stringent rules against the hunting of any wildlife in the area and people are made to pay fines if they violate the rules, Srivastava said.
The Monpas largely follow Tibetan Buddhism and respect the environment, as their religious and tribal norms mandate.
The Sherdukpen, Khampa and Monpa tribes make beautiful masks carved out of a single block of wood.
As Monpas, Buddhist by religion; have distinct age-old culture, script, culture and tradition, the demand aimed at preserving their culture, tradition, script and language through self-governance as it would help frame need-based plans and policies and ensure its proper implementation while facilitating blending of traditional system of governance appropriately with modern methods within the provisions of the Constitution.
It should not be construed as an act of secession from the state but as an effort to develop a mechanism for proper development of the Monpas through self-governance," the memorandum said, and pleaded for a positive response to the legitimate demand before the ensuing parliamentary elections.
Chief minister Khandu, a Monpa who represents a nearby constituency, said as much.
The Lamas will perform traditional pujas as per Monpa customs as Khandu was a devout Buddhist belonging to the Gellupa sect.
Khandu was against the Monpa practice of throwing a body into the river as he was a great advocate of clean and green environment.
The Lamas will perform traditional pujas as per Monpa customs till May 10 as Khandu was a devout Buddhist belonging to the Gellupa sect.
Meanwhile, hundreds of people have lined the road to Tawang-a moonscape of steep, craggy mountains and white stupas, which is home to the Monpa people who practice Tibetan Buddhism and speak a tongue similar to Tibetan.
Tawang is a thickly forested area of white stupas and steep, terraced hillsides that is home to the Monpa people, who practice Tibetan Buddhism, speak a language similar to Tibetan and once paid tribute to rulers in Lhasa.