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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 914

India should support referendum for Tamil Eelam: Karunanidhi

Chennai, 18 April, (Asiantribune.com):

Karunanidhi_7.jpgDMK president and former Tamil Nadu chief minister M Karunanidhi on Tuesday said India should take up efforts in the United Nations for holding a referendum in Sri Lanka for creation of a separate Tamil Eelam.

Welcoming the idea of a referendum for the creation of Tamil Eelam, Karunanidhi, writing for the party mouthpiece Murasoli, said: "The demand for holding referendum amongst Tamils for the creation of Tamil Eelam is welcome."

"At the intervention of United Nations, some countries have been formed and got recognition. Similarly a referendum should be conducted amongst Tamils for the creation of Tamil Eelam and United Nations should take steps for that."

He said India should given necessary support and pressure for the measure.

- Asian Tribune -

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