Central Tibetan Administration
The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) is the Central Tibetan Administration Dalai Lama commonly referred to as the Tibetan Government in Exile. It is in India.It is a government in exile headed by Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama. The CTA is headquartered in McLeod Ganj, Dharamsala, India, where the Dalai Lama settled after fleeing Tibet in 1959 after a failed uprising against Chinese rule. It claims jurisdiction over the entirety of the Tibet Autonomous Region and Qinghai province, as well as two Tibetan Autonomous Prefectures and one Tibetan Autonomous County in Sichuan Province, one Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture and one Tibetan Autonomous County in Gansu Province and one Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in Yunnan Province — all of which is termed “Historic Tibet” by the CTA. The territory of Tibet is currently under the administration of the People’s Republic of China, and China says it is illegal.