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Most Ven. Mahanayakes welcome creation of Ladakh as a ‘state’

Aug 12, 2019
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The Indian Government’s decision to proclaim the ‘Ladakh’ region with a majority Buddhist population as a separate “state” of India is greatly appreciated by Sri Lanka as a Buddhist country, the Mahanayake Theras of the Malwatte and Asgiriya Chapters of the Siyam Nikaya have said in two separate statements issued yesterday. “This would further strengthen religious, political and cultural relations between the two countries and take them to a higher plane,” the statement added.

The Indian Government’s decision to proclaim the ‘Ladakh’ region with a majority Buddhist population as a separate “state” of India is greatly appreciated by Sri Lanka as a Buddhist country, the Mahanayake Theras of the Malwatte and Asgiriya Chapters of the Siyam Nikaya have said in two separate statements issued yesterday. “This would further strengthen religious, political and cultural relations between the two countries and take them to a higher plane,” the statement added.

Source – DailyNews

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