Leh, Ladakh, J&K, India, 18 July 2012 (Press Trust of India) - Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama arrived here today on a 20-day visit to the region, during which he is scheduled to Zanskar, Durbuk and other places.
|Women in traditional dress waiting to welcome His Holiness the Dalai Lama on his arrival in Ladakh, India, on July 18, 2012. Photo/Phuntsog/NAVA|
From the airport, the Dalai Lama directly headed to Choglamsar, 10 km from Leh, where he is likely to stay for four to five days. According to officials, a gathering of over 35,000 people flocked to the airport to catch a glimpse of the Dalai Lama.