Saturday, 24 May 2014 - 8:33
Modi's party assures strengthening of Indo - Sri Lanka ties
The Tamil Nadu unit of Bharatiya Janata Party has backed Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi's decision to invite Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapasksa for his swearing-in ceremony.
In a press conference, the state unit president Pon Radhakrishnan, said all the SAARC nations are invited and Sri Lanka and Rajapaksa are a part of that."
He implied that the thoughts and intentions behind the invitations extended to Rajapaksa by the Congress and the BJP are different and that Modi's invitation was forward-looking in nature and would usher in better days for the Sri Lankan Tamils.