Spiritual leader Dalai Lama conferred Gandhi Mandela Award

India: Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama was today (November 19) awarded the “Peace Prize” by the Gandhi Mandela Foundation.The religious leader was selected in 2020 but the award could not be given to him due to the Covid pandemic. Now with situation normalising, the award was presented to the Dalai Lama by the Governor of Himachal Pradesh.

Himachal Pradesh Governor Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar, Dalai Lama, and former Chief Justice of India K G Balakrishnan were also present in the ceremony organized by the Gandhi Mandela Foundation at Mcleodganj.

Governor Arlekar presented the award to the Dalai Lama at a function. During the function, the Dalai Lama thanked the Foundation for the award and expressed his best wishes. He also emphasized kindness, unity and non-violence in the world.