India Always Stood With Tibetans, Tibet Will Also Stay With India: Dalai Lama

The Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama told the press people that he doesn’t call himself as a holy person, he asserted that he is just a human being. His Holiness during a brief stop in Hassan en route to Tibetan settlements in Bylakuppe on Tuesday, spoke to the media persons where he also stated that India has always stood with the Tibetans and Tibet will also stay with India.

“I don’t call myself a holy person. I am just a human being … one among seven billion on the Earth. Identities like Buddhist or Tibetan are secondary,” quoted His Holiness as saying in the report by The Hindu “Using the armed forces to resolve crisis is the old pattern of the 20th Century. We are in the 21st Century and this should be a peaceful century,” he added to leave our differences aside to avoid creating problems.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama who was traveling from Tibetan Settlement in Mundgod to Tibetan Settlement in Bylakuppe by road spent the Monday night in the town of Shimogga and continued the journey on Tuesday morning. While having a brief stopover in Hassan, he told the media persons gathered that the border disputes between India and China is temporary and it may be resolved at the earliest through peace and dialogue.

“India needs China and China needs India. Both countries should ensure peace in the region and must move forward keeping aside differences.” His Holiness said the reporters “The 21st century is all about peace. Every nation – including Japan, China, etc – must find solutions to the problems through talks. All religions are the same and it is possible to find a peaceful solution to all the present day challenges,”

The Tibetan spiritual leader told that India has always stood for the Tibetans and Tibet will also stay with India!

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