Dharamsala : Deputy Speaker of Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile Ven. Acharya Yeshi Phuntsok today on behalf of Tibetan Parliament congratulated Shri. H. D Kumaraswamy as he took the oath as Karnataka Chief Minister this afternoon.
Through the letter, he expressed his heartfelt gratitude to the government of India and its people for being gracious host since 1959, and especially to those Indian states where Tibetan settlements are located.
By extending his profound greetings and best wishes, Deputy Speaker of Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile wrote, ”I would like to express my sincere gratitude to the government of Karnataka for kind supports and assistances rendered to the Tibetan refugees in five major Tibetan Settlements till date. Karnataka state has largest Tibetan Communities all over the India. Therefore, I positively look forward for the same support to the cause of Tibet and assistances to Tibetans residing in the south during your this tenure.”
Shri. H. D Kumaraswamy had been the Chief Minister of Karnataka earlier from 4 February 2006 to 9 October 2007. His father is a former Prime Minister of India, Shri. H. D. Deve Gowda.