Union Minister Kiren Rijiju on Monday conveyed his greetings to Tibetan non secular chief the Dalai Lama on the event of his 85th birthday and stated his values and beliefs are the guiding gentle in direction of love and peace for complete humanity.
The Union sports activities minister’s birthday greetings got here amidst India’s ongoing border stand-off with China, which considers the Tibetan non secular chief as “splittist” determine on account of its notion that the Dalai Lama is searching for independence for Tibet.
“On the auspicious event of the 85th birthday of His Holiness The 14th Dalai Lama, I supply my deepest reverence, prayers, and needs for his lengthy and wholesome life. His values and beliefs are the guiding gentle in direction of love, peace and compassion for complete humanity,” Mr Rijiju tweeted.
The minister additionally posted his image with the Dalai Lama the place the latter is holding his hand.
The Dalai Lama has been dwelling in India ever since he fled Tibet in 1959. The Tibetan government-in-exile operates from India and over 1,60,000 Tibetans dwell within the nation.
Twenty Indian Military troopers had been killed on June 15 in a conflict with China’s PLA at Galwan in Ladakh.
In retaliatory motion, India has banned 59 Chinese language apps. The nation has additionally held again Chinese language investments in numerous sectors like roads, telecom and energy.