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Sri Lankan High Commissioner in New Delhi, Prasad Kariyawasam today requested security for all Sri Lankans on pilgrimage, visiting and transiting Chennai, the Hindu reported.

The ambassador, left for Chennai this morning to seek the welfare of Buddhist monks who were injured in the attack on the Mahabodhi Temple in Chennai last night.

He is to meet with the Chief Secretary and other key officials of Tamil Nadu to express concern of the Government of Sri Lanka over the incident. High Commissioner Kariyawasam stated that in the long years of its existence, the Mahabodhi Temple in Chennai has stood without any harm.

Four Buddhist monks were injured when a gang ransacked the Mahabodhi Society Temple office, The Hindu reported citing police sources.

About 10 persons, armed with clubs, barged into the Society office and damaged a showcase and furniture. The monks, all Sri Lankan nationals who tried to intervene, were attacked.
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  • xlntgson Wednesday, 26 January 2011 10:45 AM

    Cricketers cancelled their trip, if so with others what is the need for security, one should brave the bad weather to get good harvests!

    Thas Tuesday, 25 January 2011 09:05 AM

    No, India should first worry about the security of their fisherman and not about the security of third party.

    Karthik Tuesday, 25 January 2011 06:00 AM

    this is called "what goes around, comes around"

    Ruwan Friday, 28 January 2011 10:37 AM

    All you say India is a weak and poor country and can not feed thier own people , Why Lankna cricketeres go their and beg I mean play cricket thaty can go to middlw east

    MagodisThuma Tuesday, 25 January 2011 01:48 PM

    Now we are ready to invade India
    Pakistan & China will support us !.

    gona Tuesday, 25 January 2011 10:45 AM

    Now we know where you are from, thank you for the enlightening comment

    ravi Tuesday, 25 January 2011 10:46 AM

    so what about the security of the TN fisher man.


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