Dalai Lama donates to PM-CARES fund

Last Updated: Tuesday, 27 April 2021 (13:39 IST)
New Delhi: Tibetan temporal head Dalai Lama on Tuesday announced to make a contribution to the Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations fund as a token of solidarity with fellow Indians.

“At this critical time, during this alarming surge, I have asked the Dalai Lama Trust to make a donation to the as a token of our solidarity with fellow Indian brothers and sisters,” the Dalai Lama said, however, did not disclose the amount of his donation.
 
He appreciated the efforts of front line workers who are continuously endangering their lives for the country to get over this devastating pandemic. “I pray that the pandemic threat will end soon,” he said.
 
Notably, the Tibetan spiritual leader had received the first jab of COVID vaccine on March 6.
 
Meanwhile, India has registered 3,23,144 cases and 2771 fatalities during the past 24 hours. (UNI)