Dalai Lama Congratulates Siddaramaiah On Changing into Karnataka Chief Minister

The Dalai Lama congratulated Mr Siddaramaiah on turning into Karnataka Chief Minister. (File)


The Dalai Lama on Saturday congratulated Mr Siddaramaiah on turning into the Chief Minister of Karnataka for the second time.

In a letter despatched to Mr Siddaramaiah, the Tibetan religious chief stated, “Final April marked the sixty fourth anniversary of our life in exile. To be able to discover a appropriate place for resettlement of Tibetans fleeing to India on the time, former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru had appealed to the Chief Ministers of various states to supply land.” Essentially the most beneficiant response got here from Karnataka’s former Chief Minister S. Nijalingappa, he stated.

“Subsequently, as , greater than 30,000 Tibetans have been settled in Karnataka within the Sixties, the biggest group of Tibetans in exile. I stay grateful to the state of Karnataka and in August 2018, took half in a particular operate in Bengaluru to thank the state and its individuals for his or her friendship and beneficiant help,” the Dalai Lama stated.

Mr Siddaramaiah was sworn in as Chief Minister for the second time period, together with state Congress president DK Shivakumar as Deputy Chief Minister, and eight legislators as Ministers in the present day, precisely every week after the social gathering swept the Meeting polls in Karnataka.

“Along with establishing 5 residential settlements in Karnataka that allowed Tibetan communities to be rehabilitated, I’m proud that the state can be the place lots of our main monastic centres of studying have been re-established,” the religious chief stated.

The Dalai Lama expressed his gratitude to the individuals of Karnataka and its authorities for “the nice and cozy and pleasant help they’ve supplied to Tibetans throughout these important instances.”

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