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Thursday, 21 January 2016 - 17:10
TN Governor seeks justice for Lankan Tamils
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Tamil Nadu government placed a special thrust on the welfare of the Sri Lankan Tamils and Governor K. Rosaiah in his address to the State Assembly urged the Centre to prevail upon the Sri Lankan government to take action against those who had committed crimes against Tamils in the last phase of the civil war.

Recalling the resolution adopted in the State Assembly asking the Centre to take steps to adopt a resolution in the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for an international inquiry into the war crimes and violations of the Geneva convention by the Sri Lankan government, he expressed the hope that the Centre would persuade Sri Lanka to restore the Tamil families their lands. “It should ensure equal rights and an opportunity to live peacefully with dignity,” he said, foreign media reports.

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