Moved by Tragedy in Uttarakhand, His Holiness the Dalai Lama Expresses Sympathy and Contributes to Relief Funds

June 24th 2013

Dharamsala, HP, India, June 24, 2013 - In letters to Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna His Holiness the Dalai Lama expressed his sadness at the loss of life and property as a result of unprecedented flooding and landslides during heavy monsoon rains in Uttarakhand.

His Holiness, having just returned to India from an extended visit to New Zealand and Australia, expressed his deep condolences to the families who have lost loved ones in this calamity. As a token of sympathy, The Dalai Lama Trust is making contributions to the relief efforts of both the state and central governments.

 

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