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The Students Federation for Free Eelam in Chennai on Thursday demanded that the two Indian Premier League teams owned by Tamils, Chennai Super Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad, drop Lankan cricketers from their squads.

During a press conference here, Students Federation for Free Eelam coordinator V Prabakaran said a total of three Sri Lankan cricketers were playing for the two teams, while Kumar Sangakkara was chosen captain of the Sunrisers.

“Since both these teams, Chennai Super Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad, are owned by two Tamils, N Srinivasan and Kalanidhi Maran respectively, they must drop the players from their teams before Friday night,” he demanded.

In the event that the players are not dropped, Prabakaran said, the students would lay siege to the offices of India Cements and Sun Group. The federation also demanded that the Centre snap all sporting ties with the island nation.( Express News Service)
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  • aaron Friday, 29 March 2013 12:00 AM

    bloody bullshit via DM Android App

    Kalana Saturday, 30 March 2013 05:42 AM

    Are these people Students or terrorists?

    Shaik Anwar Ahamath Friday, 29 March 2013 12:09 PM

    Students in most countries are usually the first to be recognised as progressive in their outlook and rebel against authoritarianism of any sort. The students in Chennai appear the exception as they seem to be taking retrograde steps to the dark ages. Them demanding to drop Sangakkara because he is not a Tamil is incredible. He is one celebrity I know who is staunchly on the side of fighting for justice for the Tamil people.

    ingenious Friday, 29 March 2013 12:17 PM

    no NOW Sri Lankan Cricketers should not resign and make it easy for them - let India fight this battle afer breeding LTTE in their back yard for years -

    Shams Friday, 29 March 2013 12:19 PM

    evan the LTTE didnt do any harm to the Srilankan cricketers so I dont whats wrong with these students of Tamilnadu.

    Royalist Friday, 29 March 2013 12:00 AM

    Who cares? via DM Android App

    shamal Friday, 29 March 2013 12:00 AM

    moda harak via DM Android App

    sunny Saturday, 30 March 2013 12:00 AM

    off shoots of BBS with deadlines in india too. via DM Android App

    Sonali De Silva Friday, 29 March 2013 01:00 PM

    You reap what you sow. I think Jayalalitha and company have bitten off more than they can chew.This is going to go viral.The worse is yet to come.

    palitha Friday, 29 March 2013 01:09 PM

    While Condemning the action of T.N Govt to Involve sports into Politics the demand to drop Sanga is an added insult to the matter and our cricketers are shameful to still hang in there for the love of Money and without disgracing this country further ,they all should boycott the entire IPL !

    Tangent Friday, 29 March 2013 01:15 PM

    The picture of a kid shot to death triggered all these events. The age old saying "Blood is Thicker than Water".

    Malta Friday, 29 March 2013 01:16 PM

    Arjuna should first advice his brother Nishantha Ranatunga not to violate sports law by being the CEO of the sports channel who is given rights to broadcast all matches in Sri Lanka.

    sajitha Friday, 29 March 2013 03:42 PM

    "FREE EELAM IN CHENNAI" that is a good idea!!!! Give Elam in Chennai.

    Rf Friday, 29 March 2013 03:50 PM

    People no point of wasting time and energy talking about these donkeys....

    Lankan tamil Saturday, 30 March 2013 12:00 AM

    as a Lankan Tamil I would like to say to all Indian Tamils please mind ur own business via DM Android App

    DCOL Friday, 29 March 2013 10:48 AM

    Terrorist in making...

    Typical LTTE : No Arts.. No Sports...

    Just violence

    mori Friday, 29 March 2013 12:00 AM

    minorities attacked in SL,and Indian attack SLkns,were all this heading? via DM Android App

    Mohamed azmeer Friday, 29 March 2013 02:07 PM

    Tamil Nadu goverment and the people who against the Sri Lankan have no right to interfiere with Sri Lankan tamil problem or Sri Lankan internal problem at all. this is our internal matter and I should want to say that they are spreding wrong information about the war, goverment of Sri Lanka and tamil living in Sri Lanka and it shows very clearly to any one that they are purely supporting LTTE and by that gaining political advantages from the situatian they created in Tamil Nadu.We are living in peace as Sri Lankan in Sri Lanka and no any deviation among us.

    Thiruchelvam Friday, 29 March 2013 10:59 AM

    This is pure south Indian politics, they are playing games for their own benefits. No one worries about the Sri Lankan Tamils, they are using this as a pawn in their big chess game. Leave the Cricketers, they are trying to make a living out of Cricket.

    patriotic Saturday, 30 March 2013 12:00 AM

    sanga quit Chennai Idiots via DM Android App

    kondebendapucheena Friday, 29 March 2013 11:01 AM

    They are showing to whole world that typical chauvinism of LTTE and Jayalalitha & Co

    Chtisitan Friday, 29 March 2013 02:19 PM

    Now is the time quit IPL boys. Don't get hammered in India and come back.

    Danial Friday, 29 March 2013 02:19 PM

    this happened all over the world. South Africa under apartheid was subjected to a variety of international boycotts, including on sports. and now Pakistan players are banned in participating IPL. This time for SriLanka?

    Dammika Friday, 29 March 2013 11:11 AM

    LTTE the terrorist group that killed the late Indian prime minister and plethora of Indian solders (IPKF) rules India now?

    Dev Friday, 29 March 2013 11:14 AM

    Ha Ha ha. Lol. Let me form a village club tonight and demand a ransom from the Indian Government. or may be half of India would do. Lol. But don't laugh at us.

    Jawjay Friday, 29 March 2013 11:24 AM

    Sri-Lankan cricketers should listen to Arjuna Ranatunga and avoid playing the Indian IPL is the best way to act in the light of these stupid actions.

    funny indians Friday, 29 March 2013 12:00 AM

    I hope there r some political parties behind them and they are doing all the screen play...!! y students do like this?? via DM Android App


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