Beijing6 hours ago
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The 14th Dalai Lama has not yet left his body, yet the tussle between Tibet and China over the next Dalai Lama continues. At the same time, America has said according to its Tibet policy that the Dalai Lama should be elected by Tibetans only. China, on the other hand, wants one of its supporters to become the Dalai Lama. Because, he believes that his image in the world has been tarnished because of the current Dalai Lama.
According to Tibet affairs expert Robert Bernat, in January this year, China formed a committee of 25 senior government officials. Its job is to choose the next Dalai Lama. The Chinese government is tempting Buddhist lamas in exile to support them. This includes free China travel, no action on supporting the government.
Dalai Lama had indicated to be born in India
India is also not untouched by the war-like situation over the next Dalai Lama. Because, the current Dalai Lama is living in India since his exile from China. India only worries about their safety in the country and abroad. At the same time, the Dalai Lama has said in the past that his next birth will be in an independent country. He had also pointed towards India for this. He had also spoken of living till he was 113 years old.