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Alleging that Tamil women in Kilinochchi and Mullaitivu districts in northern Sri Lanka were being forced to marry Sri Lankan Army personnel, DMK leader M. Karunanidhi on Monday asked the Union government to ascertain the facts and take it up with the neighbouring country.

In a statement, Mr. Karunanidhi said students of Jaffna University were arrested and tortured in prison by the Army for observing “heroes’ day” recently.

“The mere mention of the name Yazh (short for Yazhppanam or Jaffna) provokes the Sinhalese. Tamil scholars were attacked in the Jaffna World Tamil Conference and the Jaffna University library was burnt down,” he said and wanted India’s intervention to stop the incidents. (The Hindu)
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  • Saliya Wickremasuriy Tuesday, 18 December 2012 09:37 AM

    This old man is insane, and daydreaming. Man! quit politics and do some spiritual practice!

    PoliticallyIncorrect Tuesday, 18 December 2012 09:44 AM

    here i was thinking i make PoliticallyIncorrect statements hence my name - but you sir have just made me look like an NGO spokesman.

    Nodrog Tuesday, 18 December 2012 09:45 AM

    Was he the match-maker?

    Imran Hussein Wednesday, 19 December 2012 06:25 AM

    Jacoob, I agree with Calistus J. Tamils were never suffered in this country like they do now (during the war and post war). The sole reason was VP. There were troubles in the past I dont deny it but never to this extent. LTTE had golden opotunities during R Premdasa's era and then during CBK time for a fair settlement. But the greedy VP wanted the whole cake. Every Tamil should curse Prabakaran in my view.
    This regime is so busy isolating Srilanka again.

    JJK Wednesday, 19 December 2012 11:18 AM

    hey Karuna am from jaffna we force our sisters to marry Doctors Engineers etc its nothing new we still do it but these idiots go to uni doing polotics thats why we changed it for better by the way how many wifes you have

    babun singho Tuesday, 18 December 2012 10:09 AM

    this old man cannot take another woman...so he is jealous on other strong young men...even viagra wouldn't do ant favor...

    Aney Machang Wednesday, 19 December 2012 06:47 AM

    This man does not need the underwear anymore, he does not feel whether the pants are on even in public and today no body in TN take this old fool seriously!

    galapitamada Tuesday, 18 December 2012 10:18 AM

    Mr Faisal it means u r willing to marry off your sisters to across nationalities .its not necessary to marry off as such for communal harmony

    billy Tuesday, 18 December 2012 10:13 AM

    may be he was reminded how the indian army was raping tamil women in the north, not so long ago

    Minister Tuesday, 18 December 2012 10:33 AM

    At his old age, he cannot sleep without draging some issue about Sri Lanka Tamils. Poor guy!

    jacoob Tuesday, 18 December 2012 10:33 AM

    Faisal , sorry mate , you are terribly mistaken.. There is pure tamil blood just like sinhalese and others and maintaining that is one's persoanl wish and NOBODY else's

    jacoob Tuesday, 18 December 2012 10:34 AM

    Calis puthe, who said so .. you or tamils??

    ggg Tuesday, 18 December 2012 10:35 AM

    then why can't muslim women marry others ! Why do you require them to convert to your religion!

    Ravi Seneviratne Tuesday, 18 December 2012 10:37 AM

    You bloody donkey , Are you after a sniff of heroin ? who marries whom is not your bloody concern .

    Kadu Master Tuesday, 18 December 2012 10:44 AM

    Oi sleeping karuna ganja beelada inne

    Dee Tuesday, 18 December 2012 11:29 AM

    As if the Army personell have nothing better to do?

    kumar Tuesday, 18 December 2012 11:37 AM

    I think the Sinhalese should start the same think with Muslims.

    kupusamy Wednesday, 19 December 2012 08:50 AM

    yes yes in india its illegal to have another wife wile living with first one . but you can have three so called wife? no one talk about it . shut up

    kavinda Tuesday, 18 December 2012 11:41 AM

    so many people say mixed marriages better,but for Many ,Especially Muslims easier said than done,why they oppose mixed marriages!!!!!,If girl is Sinhalese some how they will convert,What If guy is Sinhalese,Their thugs would roam around us until thing is over or we're also forced to convert,I am talking from first hand experience.......

    The cool guy Wednesday, 19 December 2012 08:58 AM

    Yazh means harp(Veenai), panam means city
    Yazhpanam means city of harps. Its an ancient name to the ancient city. For more info refer SL history

    mohamed asfar Wednesday, 19 December 2012 08:58 AM

    old fool is trying to fill the vote bank. he has no real care for sri lanka tamils. shame.

    common man Tuesday, 18 December 2012 12:00 AM

    Mr. Karunanidi you are drunk. please go home. via DM Android App

    Anu Tuesday, 18 December 2012 07:04 AM

    Why, you want to marry them?

    FaisalS Tuesday, 18 December 2012 07:06 AM

    Sinhalese and Tamils should be encouraged to marry each other and have mixed children. This is a good way to establish peace in the country. There is no such thing as "pure Tamil blood"

    reader Tuesday, 18 December 2012 12:00 AM

    heros day for ltte what a joke via DM Android App

    Dinesh Tuesday, 18 December 2012 07:20 AM

    I feel sorry for the Army personnel....
    From a different angle....this sort of marriages creates a much strong and more intelligent generation (Gene diversification)

    DMK - What about forced marriages taking place in TN (Including Child marriages). Do you need Sri Lanka's intervention to stop the forced marriages in TN?

    kasun Wednesday, 19 December 2012 12:00 AM

    Nowadays most sinhala girls life styles has been changing like foreigners.that s y our soldiers willing to marry Tamil girls via DM Android App

    Yohan Perera Tuesday, 18 December 2012 07:43 AM

    Was he drunk when he made this statement. Because the lie he has said is not convincing at all...

    sanul Tuesday, 18 December 2012 07:44 AM

    Will USA allow muslims to commemorate the death of Bin Ladan ??????????

    firoz Wednesday, 19 December 2012 09:49 AM

    Jacoob , is there some sort of blood test that shows whether blood is pure tamil , sinhalese or muslim ? Or cast ? Or nationality ?

    You can never guarantee whether your 'blood line is pure or not'. Please stop believing outdated cast and divisional jargon

    Calistus Jayatilleke Tuesday, 18 December 2012 07:46 AM

    If actually the Sinhala soldiers are marrying Tamil women, it should be celebrated as a giant step towards racial integration and eliminating the so called discrimination. As to Jaffna students celebrating a "hero's day", there is no such "hero" any more because in any case, Prabahakaran was one of the worst cowards who betrayed the Tamils in the North and East.

    Karu Tuesday, 18 December 2012 07:45 AM

    Can't deny 100 %........same time it's not forced, may be convinced.

    ANTON Tuesday, 18 December 2012 07:51 AM

    CROCODILE TEARS

    Trehan Munasinghe Tuesday, 18 December 2012 07:49 AM

    Poor man nobody cares for your talk... Even in India you have no recognition, so STOP talking crap and help the Sri Lankan Tamils, if you can't then mind your own business...

    HardBall Tuesday, 18 December 2012 07:50 AM

    Nothing is impossible in this miracle island.

    DHA Tuesday, 18 December 2012 08:00 AM

    ....Please worry about the women in your country where they are being Ganged Raped in buses and thrown from moving buses......

    Aney Machang Tuesday, 18 December 2012 07:56 AM

    Karu's imagination is running riot.

    Die AGent Tuesday, 18 December 2012 08:10 AM

    This guy is really crazy , who would like the Dark skin ugly ladies
    not us !!!!

    lk Tuesday, 18 December 2012 08:15 AM

    what the heck is 'Yazh'? is it something like 'Vaaz'?

    WAZZ Tuesday, 18 December 2012 08:24 AM

    SO WHAT. AFTER ALL WE ALL ARE SRI LANKAS.

    WE ARE NOT CRAZY OF THIS CASTE OR COMMUNAL DIFFEENCES AS YOU SOUTH INDIAN DOGS.

    Andrew Pitugala Tuesday, 18 December 2012 08:33 AM

    The Govt is capable of every possible trick to wipe out the Tamil population in Srlanka.

    dumindar Tuesday, 18 December 2012 08:34 AM

    what is wrong Sinhala Army personnels marring tamil women when Tamil Man keeping so many sinhalees women as wife and also side keeps in south..

    sach Tuesday, 18 December 2012 08:50 AM

    "The mere mention of the name Yazh (short for Yazhppanam or Jaffna) provokes the Sinhalese"
    ha ha I got to know what Yazh is after reading this. Delusions are a common thing at the evening of one's life. K'Nidhi should stop dreaming about SL tamil gals and do something good for ur state.

    PoliticallyIncorrect Tuesday, 18 December 2012 09:00 AM

    more fantasies by this sick joker. Some one should tell him to get a life.

    Shashika Tuesday, 18 December 2012 09:06 AM

    Ah Mr.Old fool... After sometimes... I thought u r in hell...

    chux Tuesday, 18 December 2012 09:06 AM

    how many forced marrages and how many ill treated human rights happen in tamil nadu.

    living standard in your tamil nadu 100% worst than SL....

    Fayad Tuesday, 18 December 2012 09:08 AM

    You are more very busy handling Sri lankan issues.
    May be Chennai is in perfect order. but corruption, starvation are skyrocketing..

    human Wednesday, 19 December 2012 05:40 AM

    this begger dont want to clean his dirty country & shouting for others,hehe.wht a joke
    if shout also even SL tamils won't vote u.
    crazy begger

    HOOOO !! Tuesday, 18 December 2012 09:09 AM

    Oh really !!! How about Sonia , whom you do worship every day to protect your daugheter from G3 scandal !!!

    ranjit demel Tuesday, 18 December 2012 09:19 AM

    sinhale women,your time is over.

    Laki Wali Tuesday, 18 December 2012 09:19 AM

    Appadey !!!!!

    Tell Rajini Kanth

    DXB Tuesday, 18 December 2012 09:25 AM

    what elese we can expect from a Cinema story writter from a movie crazy state , Any one in Tamil nadu has to watch a movie three times to understand it !!

    Nidhi Karuna Tuesday, 18 December 2012 09:25 AM

    This man has mentel illness.He is too old and tell nonesence.

    sach Tuesday, 18 December 2012 09:34 AM

    ha ha I got to know what Yazh is after reading this. Delusions are a common thing at the evening of one's life. K'Nidhi should stop dreaming about SL tamil gals and do something good for ur state.


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