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What’s there to ‘learn from SL’, asks Vaiko

20 October 2014 04:11 am - 11     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


MDMK chief Vaiko on Sunday termed the recent comment that ‘India has to learn a lot from the Sri Lankan Army’ by the Indian Defence Secretary “humiliating”.

Addressing a student gathering during an award ceremony, Vaiko also raised concern over the latest diplomatic move of the Centre towards Sri Lanka. Waving a copy of Express and showing the news report on Defence Secretary R K Mathur’s statement in the presence of Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa a few days ago, he asked, “The Sri Lankan Army had killed eight Sri Lankan Tamils after stripping them and was also criticised for the barbaric killing of Tamils in the ethnic war in Sri Lanka. Is this what we have to learn from Sri Lanka?”

He said that the Indian government was going to allow Sri Lankan Army officers to give “lectures” in India which was unfortunate. “Tamils have a presence in 65 countries and there is a need for all of them to unite to secure the  rights of Tamils in Sri Lanka.”

Earlier, MDMK had organised elocution competitions all over the State for college students based on the book Vellum Sol authored by Vaiko, and selected 12 winners. Thanking parents for allowing wards to participate in the competition organised by a political party, Vaiko reiterated that the party’s objective was not to gain political mileage. “I have not criticised any politician. I have narrated the words of leaders that paved the way for student and youth revolution throughout the world.(Indian Express)

  Comments - 11

  • asoka Monday, 20 October 2014 11:51 AM

    Hello Vaiko...we know that you cannot bear the killing of Prabhakaran and his gang...not only you...even in Sri Lanka some people cannot bear that...Majority of Tamils were boasting that LTTE was the most deadliest in the world but Sri Lankan Army proved that LTTE is no match for us...

    gayan Monday, 20 October 2014 11:59 AM

    TN want to create Tamil Eelam by joining NE of SL

    rashan Monday, 20 October 2014 12:10 PM

    lots of things Mr Viko avoiding imprisonment for your past deeds is the first

    Nodakin Monday, 20 October 2014 01:16 PM

    Has he achieved anything for the Lankan Thamils?

    Damsen Monday, 20 October 2014 01:21 PM

    Very simple. How to eliminate terrorism

    Bala Monday, 20 October 2014 02:22 PM

    Vaiko, doing his job. He is a politician, that is his bread and butter. He has to keep his voter base , by using ethnic division. ( Tamil vs Sinhala) . Vaiko is not the only one , we had many Tamil politicians like Vaiko in the past. They did the same...made a living by dividing people on ethnic lines. They are not nay better that Crows / Leeches... live on dead bodies...Vaiko one day will go into the history , as a Freedom fighter for Tamils and Murderer for rest of the human race,,,,

    kumara Monday, 20 October 2014 02:42 PM

    Mr.vikoplease come and see how happy tamil people here. not like your place.tamil in sri lanka is our brothers. not LTTE.WE WILL LOOK AFTER THEM ,YOU KEEP SILENCE.

    Niro Monday, 20 October 2014 03:20 PM

    Vaiko, you can learn from Sri Lankans that it is bad to poo and pee on the road. This is your biggest learning point..

    kumar Monday, 20 October 2014 05:27 PM

    Indian Army also committed so many human right violations. That is the reason they wanted to learn from how to hide evidences.

    Jayam Monday, 20 October 2014 09:44 PM


    Jayam Monday, 20 October 2014 09:46 PM


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