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Tibetans in Kesum enjoy happy life

2009-03-27 11:30:37 GMT2009-03-27 19:30:37 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Local villagers celebrate to mark the 50th anniversary of the emancipation of millions of serfs and slaves in old Tibet at Kesum village of Nedong County, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, March 23, 2009. Since the end of the feudal serfdom system in Tibet in the year of 1959, Kesum village has witnessed great changes with the increase of income and grain production. In 2008, Kesum village achieved more than 0.85 million kilograms of grain output with total income of 10.19 million Yuan.

A local resident smiles at Kesum village of Nedong County, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, March 23, 2009. (Xinhua/Gesang Dawa)

Local peasant Dawa holds her family medical treatment account at Kesum village of Nedong County, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, March 23, 2009. (Xinhua/Gesang Dawa)

Two girls runs happily on concrete road at Kesum village of Nedong County, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, March 23, 2009. (Xinhua/Gesang Dawa)

Local villagers celebrate to mark the 50th anniversary of the emancipation of millions of serfs and slaves in old Tibet at Kesum village of Nedong County, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, March 23, 2009. Since the end of the feudal serfdom system in Tibet in the year of 1959, Kesum village has witnessed great changes with the increase of income and grain production. In 2008, Kesum village achieved more than 0.85 million kilograms of grain output with total income of 10.19 million Yuan.

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