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Will personally review Karmapa case: PM

PM has assured a Buddhist delegation that he will personally look into the case.

Written by Agencies | Gangtok |
February 27, 2011 3:46:33 pm

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has assured a Buddhist delegation that he will personally look into the case of recovery of foreign currency to the tune of Rs 7.5 crore from Gyuto Monastery,the transit home of Karmapa Ugyen Trinley Dorje,in Himachal Pradesh.

“The PM assured a Buddhist delegation,which met him yesterday to discuss the issue,that he would personally look into the matter and review the entire case as soon as the Budget session is over,” a press release issued by the Joint Action Committee of Buddhist Organisations of Sikkim said.

The Himachal government on February 16 had said the money recovered from the monastery had come in the form of donations and offerings by devotees.

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