The Prime Minister has denied to meet Tamil
Nadu all-party delegation and has rather advised to meet the concerned Minister.
At a function held in Dr MGR Janaki College of Arts and Science in Chennai on Thursday, the statue was formally handed over to Prakash M Swamy, president of America Tamil
Sangam who is assisting the installation of the statue in New York and co-sponsor of the event to be held in May by Dr VG Santosam.
The Sri Lankan Tamil
refugees are reluctant to return because they are uncertain about having a home, adequate transportation, Tamil
-based education system, or health care facilities in the Tamil
Police spokesman ASP Ruwan Gunasekera said that since the Tamil
Tigers are still banned in Sri Lanka, public events cannot be held in support of its leaders or the organization.
With over 700 engineering colleges churning close to two lakh engineers every year, Tamil
Nadu ranks second for employment generation.
Sri Lanka's Tamils
share close cultural and religious ties with millions of Tamils
in India's southern state of Tamil
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Regarding military conflicts between Tamil
and Sinhalese kings, it has to be viewed as an attempt to bring about territorial expansion, and not as a conflict between the Sinhalese and the Tamils
Muralitharan, ironically a Sri Lankan Tamil
himself, criticized the IPL's decision.
It is routine for theatres and multiplexes to suspend screening of Tamil
movies whenever tension between the two states escalates over the sharing of Cauvery river water.
A strong sense of discrimination eventually led to the civil war from 1983 to 2009 between the Sri Lankan government forces and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil
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