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Zero Hour: 17th Karmapa gets government nod to visit Sikkim

The centre has allowed 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje to visit Sikkim. He will, however, not be able to visit Rumtek monastery, sources said. The Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) headed by PM Narendra Modi granted approval for the visit ahead of “Thank You India”, the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA)-organised event that begins here Saturday.

Updated : 31 March 2018, 07:55 AM