DHARAMSALA, 6 April: The Central Tibetan Administration(CTA) has contributed Rs 3 lakh towards Kangra District COVID-19 relief fund to extend its “solidarity and support with the commendable efforts of the DC Office” to tackle the pandemic.
“As effectively as you have managed to contain the spread of the disease in the district, you have also ensured the continued provision of essential household and pharmaceutical goods for the general public while implementing a strict curfew,” Tibet.net, the official webpage of the CTA quoted President Sangay as saying in a missive addressed to the Kangra Deputy Commissioner(DC) Rakesh Kumar Prajapati.
President Sangay has also thanked the DC for his support towards the Tibetan community here in the exile headquarter and concluded the letter by offering his “heartfelt gratitude and appreciation” to DC and his team on behalf of the Tibetan community in Dharamsala for the “excellent work.”
The Secretary of the Department of Information and International Relations of the CTA, Tsewang Gyalpo Arya along with the Dharamshala Tibetan Settlement Officer Kunga Tsering and Head of Security Branch Office, Tenzin Kalsang have personally.
President Sangay’s letter along with the cheque was handed to the DC by Secretary of the Department of Information and International Relations of the CTA, Tsewang Gyalpo Arya accompanied by Dharamshala Settlement Officer Kunga Tsering and Head of Security Branch Office, Tenzin Kalsang.
According to the CTA’s official webpage, the DC has reportedly “appreciated and thanked the CTA for this gesture of solidarity” and commanded the Tibetan community for being “very cooperative in this pandemic situation.”
The delegation has also met the Sub-Divisional Magistrate Dr Harish Gajju to express the exile Tibetan administration’s full cooperation in dealing with the pandemic and to thank him for all the support towards the Tibetan community.
The total reported cases of coronavirus in Himachal Pradesh reached 13 as of Monday according to data released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
Out of the 13 positive cases in the state, 1 has recovered and 1 has passed away.
Himachal is ranked at number 22 in terms of the number of cases among all states(28) and union territories(8) in India.