Guwahati: Spiritual leader, Dalai Lama has written a letter to Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, concerned over the Assam floods.
“The monsoon rains in Assam and other parts of India bring destruction and great suffering to people year after year,” he observed. “Unfortunately, this year the situation has been made even more troublesome by the continuing coronavirus pandemic. I am writing to you today to express my sadness at the loss of life and devastation of property, as well as the tremendous hardship caused to so many due to flooding in many parts of your state,” he writes in the letter.
He also made a donation from the Dalai Lama Trust as a gesture of solidarity with the people of Assam.