• Tuesday, May 24, 2022

INDIA

Dalai Lama:  India should focus on development of villages

The Dalai Lama

By: Sarwar Alam

India should focus on development of villages to ensure prosperity, according to Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama. “India’s prosperity depends on the development of villages instead of developing big cities. So, the journey of development should start from rural areas of the country,” the Dalai Lama told a gathering at Turnal village of Dewas district in the central state of Madhya Pradesh. He was there to participate in the ongoing ‘Namami Devi Narmade-Sewa Yatra,’ which is aimed at conserving Narmada river. “India is predominantly an agriculture-based economy and rural India must be transformed for the country’s development. “The focus should be on developing basic facilities like health and education…

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