DHARAMSHALA: As a mark of their deep gratitude and appreciation, the Tibetan community based in Dekyiling Settlement in northern India today honoured Kalon Tripa Prof Samdhong Rinpoche for his remarkable service to the Tibetan community since coming to exile.
A seven-member delegation from Dekyiling Tibetan settlement met Kalon Tripa at the Kashag Secretariat here this morning.
They presented Kalon Tripa with a scroll painting of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama and a silver plated cup for butter lamp offerings. The delegation represents the local Tibetan assembly, Bod-Rawang Denpai Legul Tsokchung, group leaders, regional Tibetan youth congress and Tibetan women’s Association, National Democratic Party for Tibet and the general public.
Thanking the delegation Kalon Tripa said, “I have reiterated before that I have been able to contribute my service for the community because of the public support.”
“Since we are in a democratic community, one has to continue to work in the future to serve and fulfil the interest of the general public,” Kalon Tripa said.
“On behalf of Dekyiling Settlement, we met Kalon Tripa Prof Samdhong Rinpoche to express our deep gratitude and thank him for his outstanding service to the Tibetan people since coming to exile in general and his service as Kalon Tripa in particular,” the delegates told reporters after the meeting.