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Signs of India supporting the resolution against Sri Lanka
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The Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh states that it is intended to vote in favour of the resolution presented by the U.S against Sri Lanka at the Geneva Human Rights Council session.

Addressing a joint session of the Indian Lok Sabha today, the Indian Prime Minister stated that the views and opinions of the Indian parliamentarians will be taken into consideration.



The Indian Prime Minister also made a lengthy explanation during his address in Lok Sabha with regard to the developments which had taken place in Sri Lanka following the end of the war.

During this explanation special attention was drawn towards the assistance provided by India for the reconstruction and resettlement activities in the North and Eastern areas.

Expressing views with regard to the political developments including the conduct of local government elections in the North, the Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh stated that he expects a division of power in Sri Lanka in relation to the 13th amendment to the constitution.

The Indian Prime Minister also pointed out the importance of continuing the discussion with political parties including the Tamil National Alliance for national integrity.

Parliamentarians of the Tamil Nadu which comprises of a majority of Tamils highly pressurize the Central Government of India with this regard.

The DMK Party of Tamil Nadu stated that it will decide on withdrawing from the congress alliance if India does not support the resolution against Sri Lanka.

A special executive committee meeting of the party has been convened tomorrow with this regard.

However, the Indian Foreign Affairs Minister stated in Chennai today that measures will be taken to inquire the views and opinions of the parliamentarians after analysing the resolution against Sri Lanka when it is presented officially.

The assistance of Tamil Nadu is vital for the Indian Congress Government which faces many political conflicts.

This assistance is highly vital as the budget of the government of Manmohan Singh has been presented to the Indian parliament.

The Indian media reports pointed out that the Leader of the AIADMK party, which is the ruling party of Tamil Nadu, Jayalalitha Jeyaram too is continuously pressurising the Government of India to act against Sri Lanka during the vote in Geneva.

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