Advani likely to meet the Dalai Lama on May 18

Shimla: Senior BJP leader LK Advani is likely to meet Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on May 18 during his visit to Dharamsala for the IPL match between Kings XI Punjab and Royal Challengers Bangalore.

Advani may stay at Dharamsala after the match and meet Dalai Lama on the next day, party sources said.

The proposed meeting would take place in the backdrop of transition of political power from the Dalai Lama to the democratically elected government.

The Tibetan spiritual leader will not attend the tomorrow`s IPL match as was earlier announced by the state cricket association.