Dalai Lama’s Visit To Arunachal Pradesh Is Not A Problem: Central Government
Dalai Lama’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh in March next year been green signaled by the Centre. The Modi government issued a statement, “There is no bar on Dalai Lama visiting any place in India hence Arunachal visit in March next year is technically not a problem.”
The Dalai Lama was extended an invitation by Arunachal CM Pema Khandu on October 9 in Delhi to visit Arunachal Pradesh.
The move assumes significance as China raised objections to US ambassador Richard Verma’s visit to Tawang on October 21 for the Tawang Festival.
India dismissed it by saying it is nothing unusual as Arunachal is an integral part of India.
The visit is slated for 2nd week of March in 2017.