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A picture of a Sri Lankan train service had been used in the advertisement given on the development of Indian train services to commemorate the third anniversary of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government, India Live Today reported.   

The article said the prime minister’s statement on the benefits of the governance has raised a new controversy. The advertisement had been published on Wednesday in various media.

The by train service which was inaugurated two years ago at Talaiamannar in Sri Lanka is shown in the advertisement of Modi Government.

The train was flagged off during Modi’s visit to Sri Lanka on March 14, 2015. The advertisement is made on the fast development of railways and six metro cities with the metro facility.

It is clearly written on the right bottom corner ‘Thalimannar pear’, to which PM Modi is seen giving the green signal.

The advertisement is in Sinhala, Tamil and English. Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena is also seen in the picture.

The article said critics have made allegations that the Sri Lankan picture was used only because there was no significant achievement in the Indian railway sector.

  Comments - 6

  • Param Friday, 02 June 2017 08:52 PM

    When I returned to Sri Lanka after thirty years I realised the difference between well comfortable Chinese made train compartments of the past and the present day low quality Indian made train compartments that uncomfortably I travelled.

    Chan Friday, 02 June 2017 08:57 PM

    its another hint that they consider Sri Lanka another Indian state via DM Android App

    Perera Friday, 02 June 2017 08:57 PM

    It is the indication that Sri Lanka is fast becoming an Indian colony specially after Rani became the Prime Minister.

    Cabral Saturday, 03 June 2017 11:33 AM

    Sinhalees and tamils came to Sri Lanka from North and South part of India, on that basis people of Sri Lanka and Sri Lanka may be part of India

    karu Saturday, 03 June 2017 11:34 AM

    Why didn't you go to china instead of coming back to Sri Lanka

    ali Saturday, 03 June 2017 01:57 PM

    Next move of Modi is to build the causeway between India and SL. And the rest you know it

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