Warships to SL: Indian officials impleaded as respondents

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The Madras High Court today directed to implead the Defence Secretary, External Affairs Secretary and the Indian Coast Guard Deputy Director General as respondents on a petition seeking to cancel the proposed sale of two warships to Sri Lanka.

Justice V. Sudhakar and Justice S Vaidhyanathan of Madurai Bench also posted the case for hearing to January 7 next year.

Indian Minister of State in the Prime Minister Office V Narayanasamy had earlier stated that India was in the process of supplying two warships to Sri Lanka

Later in September this year, a petition seeking a direction to the Centre to cancel the proposed sale of two Naval warships to Sri Lanka was filed in the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court. (PTI)

  Comments - 6

  • Gamarala Tuesday, 17 December 2013 01:16 AM

    We don't need stinking Indian ships, we can get them form China Australia or even from the UK.

    Jayaseelan Thursday, 19 December 2013 12:29 AM

    Get from Russia. Putin is a real friend. Indian stuff? See the medicines they sent???

    Suvai Monday, 16 December 2013 03:26 PM

    On numerous occasions the Indian Courts have told that they have no powers over foreign affairs

    jayasiri Monday, 16 December 2013 03:37 PM

    Why do we need warships from India, when we can get QUALITY products from China.

    ALL India does is to dump unworkable, INFERIOR products & Lanka has become a dumping grounds for for Indian useless products. Warships are no exception....J

    Sundaralingam Ayya Tuesday, 17 December 2013 11:23 AM

    Gamarala your nationalistic ideas some times go beyond sanity. We as a country need India and it's products; don't be stupid.

    toosh Monday, 16 December 2013 04:02 PM

    All imports including the Green grams and other grains like kadala. kurrakkan should be immediately band. So that we could eat our local production such as manjokka and pollase.


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