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Tuesday, 29 October 2013 - 13:04
Video: Manmohan Singh should participate in CHOGM - says a senior Congress leader
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Virtually opposing calls for India’s boycott of the Commonwealth summit in Sri Lanka, senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar said it was essential to maintain ties with the neighbour with the ongoing New Delhi-sponsored rehabilitation work for Tamils in Sri lanka. 

Talking to reporters in Kumbakonam, the former Union minister said the Tamil Nadu Assembly had unanimously adopted a resolution urging India to boycott the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting to be held in Colombo next month. 

He said however there was another side which wanted India to participate in the meet to safeguard the interest of Tamils in Sri Lanka.

Maintaining that as per the Constitution, foreign policies were decided by the Prime Minister, Aiyar said that no one could interfere and the Prime Minister himself would take a decision on his participation. 

Aiyar is the second senior Congress leader to speak in favour of India’s participation in the summit after Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Sudarshan Nachiappan, who said the country’s presence could bring in foreign investments. 

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