His Holiness the Dalai Lama Expresses Sadness about Flooding in Assam and Bihar

His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Dharamshala: His Holiness the Dalai Lama today wrote to Shri Nitish Kumar, Chief Minister of Bihar, and Shri Sarbananda Sonowal, Chief Minister of Assam to express his profound sadness at the loss of life and devastation of property caused by monsoon flooding in their respective states.

His Holiness wrote that he appreciated that all is being done to rescue those affected, and that relief efforts are underway. His Holiness added that as a mark of his sympathy for the people of Bihar and Assam, he was making donations from the Gaden Phodrang Trust of the Dalai Lama towards the relief and rescue efforts.

His Holiness offered his condolences to those families that have lost loved ones as well as his profound sympathy for everyone affected by the flooding.