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Vajpayee was truly dedicated politician: Dalai Lama

IANS  |  Dharamsala 

Tibetan the has said that former was a truly dedicated and in his death had lost an eminent national leader.

He expressed his sentiments in a condolence to Vajpayee's foster daughter

"I feel privileged to have known him and am honoured to have counted him as a friend," he wrote.

"We met regularly during the course of his career and I continued to visit him at home after he retired.

"Shri Vajpayee was a truly dedicated With his passing away, has lost an eminent national leader. His eloquent support of the Tibetan people began in the late 1950s. Since then, he regularly took Indian governments to task in Parliament, prompting them to take a stronger stand on "

The concluded his tribute to the Indian statesman by offering condolences to his relatives, friends and colleagues.

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First Published: Fri, August 17 2018. 18:12 IST
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