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India had cheated SL Tamils: TNA

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The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) opposed India for its decision to abstain from the US sponsored resolution in UNHRC which was passed today.

TNA MP Suresh Premachandran told foreign media that India had cheated the Sri Lankan Tamils by the stance it had taken with regard to the resolution.

However TNA Parliamentary group leader R. Sampanthan commenting on the matter told Daily Mirror that India must have had some reasons to abstain from voting for the resolution.

“We will come to know the reasons behind India’s stance in due course and we don’t want to comment on these now,” he added.

However Mr. Sampanthan welcomed the resolution and said his party hopes that the Sri Lankan Government would cooperate with the UNHRC in implementing the resolution.

He added that TNA is ready to play a role in this process together with the Sri Lankan Government.

“This resolution is a victory for all Sri Lankans who struggle for truth, justice and reconciliation,” he further said. (Yohan Perera)

  Comments - 16

  • sootikka Friday, 28 March 2014 05:49 AM

    This man has never been

    abeyro Friday, 28 March 2014 01:37 AM

    India did the right thing for the benifit of all Sri Lankans and South Asians

    ANTON Friday, 28 March 2014 01:59 AM


    Madhura Friday, 28 March 2014 02:06 AM

    Assailing SL internationally for reconciliation will not work.

    ANTON Friday, 28 March 2014 02:56 AM


    Sri Lankan Friday, 28 March 2014 03:01 AM

    India slap the face of TNA Hippocracy.

    ram Friday, 28 March 2014 03:02 AM

    central government will get change next year so it's ours anyhow be happy we won in UNHRC we are celebrating Ram Batticaloa

    Bala Bala Friday, 28 March 2014 08:52 AM

    India cheated the Tamils in Bhutan, Praba was cheated when he was held incommunicado in New Delhi, let Tamils down when it declared war on LTTE, did not come to the rescue of Praba and his cronies when they were trapped in Mullaitivu. So the list goes on. Then why the hell are you going behind them???? Instead of seeking a viable solution within Sri Lanka. Over to you Premachandran. via DM iPad app

    Bandu Friday, 28 March 2014 03:30 AM

    It is TNA who is cheating tamils and not india.

    ind Friday, 28 March 2014 05:08 AM

    TNA cheating entire world creating bogus stories on Sri Lanka while having luxurious lives in Colombo !

    Gamarala Friday, 28 March 2014 05:55 AM

    Premachandran India did not cheat anyone, it looked after its own interest. India knew that Sri Lanka is turning towards China their rival. China has a good foot hold in Sri Lanka now and is a friend. I would personally have China as a friend any day than India who stabbed us in the back every time. China will be the #1 Super Power by 2020 and the USA will be #2 or #3 by then. They owe China more money than any country, so they too are beholden to China. Also Pakistan supported Sri Lanka, excellent speech by the Pakistani delegate to the UNHCR. He did not suck up to the USA, like some of the hangers on who voted with the USA for the crumbs from the table.

    BuffaloaCitizen Friday, 28 March 2014 06:39 AM

    [quote name="Bala Bala"]India cheated the Tamils in Bhutan, .......Over to you Premachandran. via DM iPad app[/quote]
    But it is more worse to trust the local sinhalese regime than any of those others.

    Jeezz Friday, 28 March 2014 04:09 PM

    Gamarala, you said it right. The U.S.A may try to cling onto their super power status as long as they can but its only a matter of time. How long can Tamil Nadu and the diaspora (with all their lies and sisnister motives) expect to get their support? Soon the Americans would have their own problems to take care of than caring about the North and East of Sri Lanka. They will have to do something about the poverty stricken citizens in their own soil. BRICS, to be soon the most powerful block would be with Sri Lanka and we have to continue to be in good terms with them. via DM iPad app

    TRUTH Friday, 28 March 2014 01:40 PM

    India had Cheating 80 milion SOUTH INDIAN .

    sarath Saturday, 29 March 2014 09:20 AM

    Sampanthan says that Tamils had been cheated cheated by India. He should know that how far he can cling on Internationals and cheat Tamils without suggesting a way for the progress for his men.4 years went but nothing in the sight from TNA for Tamils benefit.

    Sathis Abeyasuriya Sunday, 30 March 2014 02:52 PM

    It is both shocking at the same time good to know, at last at this stage of the political life of Hon. Sampanthan, that he doesn’t know the very basics of political science. Interest takes precedence over friendship in politics and will come in handy, if one remembers it before making statements in utter disgust. Every fool is considered a wise person until he /she opens the mouth. It is time that ‘political leaders’ of the north realize that India is not Tamilnadu. For reasons best known to many, ethnic based, cheap political rhetoric in Tamilnadu will never be a decisive factor in the larger and long / medium term Indian interest. India is fully aware of the potential danger it is facing if Sri Lanka is disintegrated. It is fully aware of the nature and shape of events to follow in the southern part of India, should that happen. Hon. Sampathan, please do what the people who elected you to do and not exactly the opposite like most others do. Hope this makes sense.

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