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A 30-year-old man Friday died after setting himself ablaze in Tamil Nadu over Sri Lankan Tamils' issue, said police as protests continued against the island nation's government across the state.

Vikram suffered severe burns after he set himself ablaze at an anti-Sri Lanka protest in a suburban area here Thursday night. He was taken to a government hospital, where he died later of his injuries.

He is the second person to immolate himself in the on-going protests. Earlier this month, Mani of Cuddalore district died after he too set himself ablaze, demanding action against Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa for war crimes committed against the Tamils there.

Protesting activists also demanded referendum among Lankan Tamils for creation of a separate Tamil 'Eelam' state.

Lawyers in temple town Madurai and Salem district also staged demonstrations against Sri Lanka.(Indian Express)
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  • Ari Sunday, 24 March 2013 12:18 AM

    One less fanatic to worry about.

    Ranil Friday, 22 March 2013 11:53 AM

    Give the entire oil basins to indians and let them all set themselves on fire who cares

    Minan Friday, 22 March 2013 11:55 AM

    This type of foolish acts will not serve any purpose. India still having ignorant people.

    nicky karunarathnara Saturday, 23 March 2013 03:21 AM

    These guys will die anyway due to hunger, unbearabale powerty and caste system in India. If not they die of becoming suicide bombers or taking syanide capsules. These Tamil doesn't value human life at all anyway. If they don't take their life they take others due to their ill-formed mentality, raicsm and ego- centric nationalism..

    Gon Banda Saturday, 23 March 2013 05:51 AM

    GOOD.

    Chtisitan Friday, 22 March 2013 12:05 PM

    Haa ha ha these are the people who kill them self when they loose cricket matches and even when actors die . So this nothing . Most stupid people on this planet. Haa haa ha ha

    the brave Friday, 22 March 2013 12:07 PM

    Let them do this few more days and all the ltte suPporters will be burn them self. So no more troubles for sl.

    praneetha Saturday, 23 March 2013 05:53 AM

    young and stupid enough

    Cyril Saturday, 23 March 2013 11:12 AM

    Indians also set fire to their wives when dowry is not paid on time.

    Cyril

    zacky Saturday, 23 March 2013 03:55 AM

    There are millions of indian tamils who are suffering without food and shelter.So it is better to die than suffering.

    J.D.L.Mendis Saturday, 23 March 2013 04:12 AM

    Quite strange that nobody took such action when the L.T.T.E bumptoff their own Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.

    MagodisThuma Saturday, 23 March 2013 01:24 AM

    They try to imitate Hanuman !.

    mano Saturday, 23 March 2013 01:28 AM

    please do it first boycott indian temples if you can

    Pragash Saturday, 23 March 2013 04:37 PM

    Due to this stupid act, It is shame to a say me also a Tamil..srilankan armys killed terrorists, not tamil citizens...

    DCOL Friday, 22 March 2013 11:16 AM

    Solution is worse than the Problem...

    Nirmalan Friday, 22 March 2013 11:18 AM

    This type of emotional, gullible people who can be whipped to a frenzy is the reason SL can never let the North govern itself.
    The cunning LTTE loving diaspora will be pleased how easy it is to manipulate opinions of gullible people.

    mail_guy Friday, 22 March 2013 11:22 AM

    Burning theirself won't make any difference. They should keep on protesting till the end.

    drake hughs Friday, 22 March 2013 11:24 AM

    this shows how stupid our neighbor is...

    Susa Friday, 22 March 2013 11:30 AM

    No difference from LTTE bomb suiciders

    John Fernandez Friday, 22 March 2013 11:31 AM

    This shows how immature Tamil Nadu people are. Those who can protest carrying a picture of the well fed chubby son of the most ruthless terrorist Prabha, what else can we expect???

    Rajinder Adikaritile Friday, 22 March 2013 11:34 AM

    Mother India will be happy - too many idiots around and their population is also high

    Amga Friday, 22 March 2013 11:35 AM

    Now who gets hurt by these acts, Idiots

    DAVID Friday, 22 March 2013 11:39 AM

    SORRY PLEASE STOP THIS TYPE OF ACTION.

    roy Friday, 22 March 2013 11:43 AM

    dont loose your lifes as we have already lost many lives in SL...no point the governers does not have hearts.

    Ajith Friday, 22 March 2013 11:51 AM

    time to boycott Indian goods


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