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Dalai Lama concerned about global warming in cloudburst-hit Leh

By Mamatha

Amritsar, Aug.12 (ANI): Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama said on Wednesday that the world needs to pay attention to the impact of Global Warming seriously and look at it as the biggest environmental issue.

Talking to ANI at Amritsar, Dalai Lama expressed his deep condolences to the people who died due to cloudburst in Leh, as he said: "All what happened in Leh is very very sad. These are all natural disasters. What we can do is pray for the victims and also offer condolences to the surviving family members and give donations for their rehabilitation."

Dalai Lama also said that the natural disaster in Pakistan, fire in Russia calls for attention. He said as per ecologists these are the symptoms of global warming and it is very sad.

The Tibetal Spiritual Leader said that preservation of ecology should be part of our daily life. Ahimsa, which is the tradition and culture of Bharat, was relevant in the present time.

Dalai Lama was in the holy city of Amritsar for a night halt on his way to Dharmshala from New Delhi. By Ravinder Singh Robin (ANI)

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