Lord (Tariq)Ahmad of Wimbledon

Deeply saddened by the scenes at Jaffna University. It’s important that people are able to remember all the tragic victims of Sri Lanka’s conflict which help to heal the wounds of the past and support reconciliation. https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/south-asia/tamil-memorial-at-jaffna-university-destroyed-in-sri-lanka-indian-leaders-express-shock/articleshow/80190610.cms K. Guruparan@rkguruparan·8 JanThe previous VC was sacked because he didn’t demolish the monument. I have concrete reasons to believe that one of the pre-conditions for appointment of the new VC by the incumbent President was demolition of this monument.Quote Tweet Tamil Guardian@TamilGuardian · 8 JanBREAKING – Authorities destroying Mullivaikkal memorial at Jaffna University…

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“It is in Sri Lanka’s own interest that the expectations of the Tamil people for equality, justice, peace and dignity within a united Sri Lanka are fulfilled. That applies equally to the commitments made by the Sri Lankan Government on meaningful devolution, including the 13th Amendment to the Constitution.” -Indian Foreign Minister Dr.S.Jaishankar

(Text of Remarks made by Indian External Affairs Minister Dr.Subrahmanyam Jaishankar at the Joint Press Conference held in Colombo with his Sri Lankan minister of Foreign relations Mr.Dinesh Gunawardena on January 6th 2021) My esteemed colleague and friend the Honourable Foreign Minister of Sri Lanka Dinesh Gunawardenaji, Senior officials, Friends from media, Good afternoon. Let me begin by wishing all of you and all our friends in Sri Lanka a very happy 2021. I am delighted to visit Sri Lanka once again, and to be amidst you today. A visit…

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Tamil political leaders seek India’s support

By Sulochana Ramiah Mohan Several leaders of Tamil political parties, who met India’s Minister of External Affairs, Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, have urged India’s support in developing the North and East and the plantation sector. They also welcomed India’s stance on the 13th Amendment, that was reiterated by the Indian guest.  Leader of the Tamil Progressive Alliance, Mano Ganesan, urged the Indian politician to restart building houses for the plantation sector as in the past and developments in the plantations have been less focused by the State sector. He also reiterated…

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