Source: News Bharati English02 Nov 2016 12:26:16
New Delhi, November 2: Rebuffing China’s warning of ‘damaging ties’ with India, the two major political parties of India- parties (BJP) and Congress has expressed support for the Tibetan Buddhist Monk visit to Arunachal Pradesh.
“We all trust that the Dalai Lama is a visitor in India and that he can travel freely, independently to any segment that is inside the territorial jurisdiction of India. Arunachal is a necessary piece of India," said Congress leader Randeep Surjewala.
In the mean time, Nalin Kohli, the representative for the ruling BJP rubbished the remarks from Beijing saying, "These sorts of remarks are uncalled for and they don't help in two-sided relations in any capacity."
Spokesperson of the Indian External Affairs Ministry Vikas Swarup affirmed that the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader is free to travel anywhere in India. “The Dalai Lama is a revered spiritual figure. He has a sizeable following among Buddhists in Arunachal Pradesh, who would like to seek his blessings. He has visited the state in the past as well and we see nothing unusual if he visits again,” Swarup said. Vikas Swarup confirmed that the banished Tibetan otherworldly leader is allowed to travel anyplace in India.
"The Dalai Lama is an adored profound figure. He has a sizeable after among Buddhists in Arunachal Pradesh, who might want to look for his gifts. He has gone by the state in the past also and we don't see anything unordinary on the off chance that he visits once more," Swarup said.
China’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang on Friday stated that visit of Tibetan spiritual leader to the border state may damage the ‘peace and stability’ of the region. The 81-year old Nobel Peace laureate is scheduled to visit the state in March next year after accepting the invitation from Arunachal’s Chief Minister Pema Khandu and his administration on October 10.
China's Foreign Ministry representative Lu Kang on Friday expressed that visit of Tibetan otherworldly leader to the outskirt state may harm the 'peace and soundness' of the district. The 81-year old Nobel Peace laureate is booked to visit the state in March one year from now subsequent to accepting the welcome from Arunachal's Chief Minister Pema Khandu and his organization on October 10.
China has continually protested the Tibetan leader's visit to the outskirt state, which additionally is the passage point into India amid his flight in 1959. Lama’s visit in 2009 was likewise questioned by China. In any case, India has constantly kept up that the banished Tibetan leader is 'allowed to travel anyplace' in the nation and the protests were 'baseless'.