Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi on Sunday requested Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to take up the issue of Tamils still living in transit camps in Sri Lanka during his meeting with the president of the island nation.
In a letter to Manmohan Singh, Karunanidhi said nearly 80,000 Tamils are still living in transit camps and they are awaiting rehabilitation measures by the Sri Lankan government.
"Those families who have been rehabilitated and settled elsewhere also be provided with economic development and justice-based reconciliation to work towards a permanent political settlement," he said.
He urged the prime minister to take up these issues during his meeting with Sri Lankan President at New Delhi on Tuesday "as a special agenda and impress upon him the need for earliest rehabilitation measures to Sri Lankan Tamils."
Karunanidhi said Colombo had promised to rehabilitate all Sri Lankan Tamils living in transit camps before December 2009. (PTI)
The IDP issue must be settled without further delaying with the Aids from Indian Government, therefore the President takes a final decision with Hon. Manamohan Singh during his vist to India on the 8th June.
Monday, 07 June 2010 05:36 AM
He will ask Maniratnam to direct more movies with bollywood, so that he can easily dictate terms. He knows the tactics after IIFA!
Monday, 07 June 2010 05:01 AM
If really interested, give all of them Indian Passports
Monday, 07 June 2010 04:41 AM
With the IIFA tamasah, he knows the strength of his own state Tamils.
Monday, 07 June 2010 04:37 AM
Karunanithi is an unbelievable man. He may try to stage another political drama.
Monday, 07 June 2010 04:21 AM
He should have been a post master. Useless and selfish fellow!!!
Monday, 07 June 2010 03:04 AM
By the way, Karu what are you doing for people in ur state who live on street. I am sure the people in SL that you are talking about are better off than them. what kind of help have you provided for these people so far.
Monday, 07 June 2010 02:21 AM
Hey you Indians KINDLY mind your own business.
THIS IS SRI LANKA AND IT IS A SOVEREIGN COUNTRY FOR YOUR INFORMATION.
Monday, 07 June 2010 01:41 AM
you talk the importance of Tamil language in Tamilnadu. At the same time, you educated your children in English medium. You are the corrupted person who fool's illiterate Tamilnadu citizens.
Sunday, 06 June 2010 01:14 PM
Hmmm. Karunanidhi and clan have been fertilized recently by somebody(probably the IIFA) and now they have come back to life!!!!!
Sunday, 06 June 2010 08:25 PM
Who is this K'nithy to poke his nose in our internal affairs?? This idiot was not saying anything when there were people dying in Srilanka, whether it's sinhalese or tamils, and now barking for no reason!! Is it for his political gains again??
Sunday, 06 June 2010 02:58 PM
Hi Mr. Karunanidhi, Your interest in Sri Lankan affairs is very much appreciated. But for my information, let me know whether, you were concerned about the nearly 200,000 people chased away from north and east by the terrorist in 1989 and 90? Those people still struggle for their survival elsewhere. Don't shed crocodile tears for cheap political gains.
Sunday, 06 June 2010 02:40 PM
you are nothing but an old delusional man my friend ! Barking dogs dont bite so keep barking and we go about rebuilding our nation !
Sunday, 06 June 2010 01:50 PM
All for his own political gain in Tamil Nadu, and never in the real interest of the Tamils in Eelam(the real Tamil word for Lanka)
Sunday, 06 June 2010 01:34 PM
Mr. K'nidhi SL promissed to do several things in the past for Tamils. You see whats really happining now. Tamils will remain 2nd class people in SL.
Sunday, 06 June 2010 01:30 PM
Karunanithy and ruling congress helped to killed 100000 Tamils in sri Lanka
Sunday, 06 June 2010 01:22 PM
Very soon Srilanka ging to be a colony of INDIA!.
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