Dalai Lama Ladakh Visit: China irritated by Dalai Lama's visit to Ladakh

India clarified on Dalai Lama's visit that Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama's visit to Ladakh is 'purely religious' and no one should have any objection to it.

New Delhi: Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama is in Ladakh today. They will stay there for a month. China has been irritated by this visit. India has responded bluntly to this. India clarified on Dalai Lama's visit that Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama's visit to Ladakh is 'purely religious' and no one should have any objection to it. A top government official gave this information on Friday. The Dalai Lama is reaching the Union Territory bordering China on Friday. He is scheduled to stay there for about a month. The Dalai Lama has been living in India since his exodus from Tibet in 1959.


Dalai Lama's visit religious, why China objected

He said that this is not the first time that the Dalai Lama is visiting the border area as he has visited Ladakh and Arunachal Pradesh several times in the past. The government official said, “The Dalai Lama is a spiritual leader and his visit to Ladakh is purely religious. Why should anyone object to his visit.


PM Modi had congratulated the Dalai Lama on his birthday, even then China was teased

Earlier this month, China criticized Prime Minister Narendra Modi for wishing the Dalai Lama on his 87th birthday, saying India should stop using Tibet-related issues to interfere in China's internal affairs. . At the same time, India rejected China's criticism and said that the Dalai Lama is the guest of honor of the country. This is the first visit of the Dalai Lama outside Dharamsala in Himachal Pradesh in the last two years. The Dalai Lama said on Thursday that most people in China are now beginning to realize that he is not seeking "independence" but about meaningful autonomy and preservation of Tibetan Buddhist culture.


Dalai Lama has already visited Ladakh

The official said, “The Dalai Lama has visited Ladakh in the past as well. He had also visited Tawang (Arunachal Pradesh) but could not do any travel in the last two years due to the pandemic.