Assam Floods: CM Sarma Thanks Dalai Lama For Donating Rs 10 Lakh To Support Relief Efforts - নিয়মীয়া খবৰ

Assam Floods: CM Sarma Thanks Dalai Lama For Donating Rs 10 Lakh To Support Relief Efforts

Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma thanked the Gaden Phodrang Trust of The Dalai Lama for donating Rs 10 lakh for conducting humanitarian efforts after massive floods in the state, which have affected over 41 lakh people from 34 districts, while 2,31,819 people took shelter in the 810 relief camps in the state.

A total of 1,13,485.37 hectares of land have been affected and 11,292 people have been rescued from the affected areas.

In a letter, the Dalai Lama expressed his concern about the floods which batter the state every year. “It is the most unfortunate that the monsoon rains in Assam and other parts of India seem to wreak havoc year after year,” the Dalai Lama said, and extended his deep condolences to the people who lost their loved ones. “I offer my deep condolences to you, to the families who have lost loved ones, and to everyone affected by the flooding,” the Dalai Lama further said. Finally appreciating the work being done to rescue the affected people, the Tibetan Spiritual leader said, “I am donating Rs 10 lakh (Rupees One Million) from the Gaden Phodrang Trust of the Dalai Lama to support those efforts.” 

The Dalai Lama had earlier also made his contributions to the PM Cares Fund for India’s fight against the Coronavirus pandemic. Moreover, his staff had also donated a day’s salary for the fund. 

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