BJP MP from Himachal Pradesh’s Kangra, Kishan Kapoor, has urged the centre to confer the nation’s highest civilian order – Bharat Ratna – on the Dalai Lama and known as for the liberty of Tibet from China.
The Bharat Ratna would be the greatest reward from the centre to the Dalai Lama on his 85th birthday, Mr Kapoor mentioned, who congratulated the Tibetan religious chief in Dharamshala right this moment.
“It is a matter of great fortune for the people of the state, especially the people of my constituency, that the Dalai Lama, came from Tibet and settled in McLeodganj after deciding to live in exile,” he mentioned.
Supporting the demand for a whole independence of Tibet, Mr Kapoor mentioned the way in which China has taken over Tibet via excesses is unlucky.
He mentioned China is habituated with seizing neighbouring territories that’s the reason it’s laying declare to Russia’s Vladivostok area even after signing a treaty with it practically 150 years in the past.
China ought to come ahead to resolve the border dispute with out violence like a great neighbour and “hand over” Tibet to the Dalai Lama, he mentioned.
Earlier too, the demand for conferring the Bharat Ratna on the Dalai Lama has been made by a number of folks.
Shanta Kumar, a senior BJP chief and former Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh, had in April 2019 submitted to the Union Government a letter signed by the MPs of a number of political events, supporting the demand for Bharat Ratna for the Dalai Lama.
Former overseas secretary Nirupama Rao too had posted simply days after the conflict between Indian Army personnel and Chinese troops in Galwan Valley that he must be given the award.
Historian Ramachandra Guha in a article final yr had argued that India ought to affirm its respect for the Dalai Lama by brazenly honouring him with the Bharat Ratna.
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