Hirunews Logo
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
India+Insists+It+Will+Respect+Agreement+With+Sri+Lanka+On+Island
Wednesday, 22 June 2016 - 17:01
India Insists It Will Respect Agreement With Sri Lanka On Island
18

Shares
2,160

Views

The Indian Government says it will respect the deal with Sri Lanka on the Katchatheevu island.

India’s Union Minister of State for Road Transport, Highways, Shipping, Pon Radhakrishnan said that the BJP never wanted to see even an inch of land belonging to the country going into the hands of others.

“But at the same time, Union Government will have to respect the Treaty existing on the Katchatheevu which was signed about 40 years ago during Congress regime at the Centre and DMK in the State.If the people who signed the treaty and those who supported it have listened to the protests then made by Bharatiya Jana Sangh under the leadership of Atal Bihari Vajpayee against the ceding of any land, the issue of Katchatheevu will not have arisen now,” he said, according to The Hindu newspaper.

The Minister added that the Government, however, not sit quiet would rather look for appropriate steps if Sri Lanka went against the interest of Indians.

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
HiruNews
Thursday, 16 August 2018 - 16:24
Mangroves play a critical role in maintaining the ecological balance in Sri Lanka's coastal areas.However, some money-hungry people do not understand this.Our... Read More
HiruNews
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
12 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
3,673 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
7,289 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
19,007 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
153 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
48,286 Views
Top