Dignity of Gyuto Monastery should be maintained: Virbhadra

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Dharamsala, Feb 5 (PTI) The dignity and sanctity of theGyuto Monastery should be maintained while conductinginvestigation into recovery of foreign currency worth over Rs7.5 crore from the transit home of the Karmapa, Union MinisterVirbhadra Singh today said.

He also demanded a strict probe in other benami landcases of Tibetans and a thorough investigation in the benamiland deals by outsiders in the state.

Reacting to the Karmapa issue, Singh, who served thestate as its Chief Minister, said during his term, he hadfavoured the regularisation of land with Tibetans, adding,that the policy framed by his government, was for those landsonly on which the Tibetans were undertaking social welfarework.

Yesterday bank accounts of a Trust backed by KarmapaUgyen Trinley Dorje and its trustees have been frozen inconnection with the probe into the seizure of a huge amount offoreign currency from a transit home of the Tibetan spiritualleader last month.

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