Buddists demand the entry of Karmapa in Sikkim - North Bengal Today
II Government allowed 17th Karmapa to visit Mirik, but not Sikkim II
II Buddists demand the entry of Karmapa in Sikkim II
NBT I Gangtok I May 18
The Buddhist organisation Denzong Lhadey brought out a peace rally demanding the entry of QA to Sikkim. Currently, as informed, the Government of India has barred him to enter Sikkim.
In a resolution of the organisation, that was unanimously passed today, the devotees have the Sikkimese devotees have waited for 17 years to see their guru 17th Gyalwang Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje. They have alleged the decision of Indian government to bar him to visit Sikkim as “slap to the glorious Indian religious evolution and civilisation that speaks volume of how the minority religion.”
The devotees have demanded to clarify the stand of government about the 'religious freedom' on the basis of the confusing stand of the government that the Karmapa is not allowed to visit Sikkim, while he is allowed to visit Mirik.