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Dalai Lama admitted to Delhi hospital with chest infection

The Tibetan spiritual leader is, however, feeling better; likely to be discharged in a day or two, says spokesperson Tenzin Taklha

EastMojo News Bureau

New Delhi: The Dalai Lama has been reportedly admitted to a private hospital in New Delhi over a chest infection.

The Tibetan leader is, however, feeling better now, said his spokesman Tenzin Taklha. “His Holiness was feeling some discomfort this morning [Tuesday] in Dharamsala. As a precaution, we came down to Delhi,” Taklha was quoted as saying by media reports.

The 83-year-old spiritual leader is under medication and is likely to spend a day or two in the hospital, Taklha added.