The Chief Minister of Karnataka State, Shri H.D. Kumaraswamy on Monday made a special visit to the Tibetan settlement in Bylakuppe. The state CM was accorded a warm welcome by the Tibetan residents of the settlement according to the official report by Central Tibetan Administration.
The Monday visit of Shri HD Kumaraswamy was a the first time ever fro the state chief minister and during the three hours visit to the Tibetan refugee settlement, he sought blessings from the Tibetan monasteries there while also participating in a prayer service by the Buddhist monks for world peace.
“Karnataka Chief Minister Shri. H.D. Kumaraswamy today visited the Bylakuppe Tibetan settlement, home to the largest Tibetan refugee population in India, for the first time ever, and sought blessings at Tibetan Buddhist monasteries in the settlement. The first visit was to the Namdroling Monastery where all heads of the monasteries, Tibetan Members of Parliament, Chief Representative of CTA (South Zone), two Settlements Officers and various organisations and community leaders with school band and cultural troupe received him.” said the report in the official website of Central Tibetan Administration.
The Chief Minister was accompanied by Deputy Commissioner, Mysore District, Police IG and Superintendent of Police, Mysore District, Assistant Commissioner of Hunsur Division, Tahsildar and many other district officials according to the report.
The Chief Minister besides expressing his humbled reaction at the grand host extended to him, he commended the special conducted for world peace and development of the people and the government of Karnataka. The Chief Minister also committed to extend all possible assistance and help to the Tibetan community in the future.
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