President arrives in the island concluding tour of India

Saturday, 09 February 2013 - 19:10

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President Mahinda Rajapaksa who concluded his tour of India arrived in the island this evening.

 

According to our air port correspondent the president had arrived on board a special Sri Lankan airlines flight.

 

During his visit President Mahinda Rajapaksa paid homage to several religious

sites in India.

 

Moreover nearly 900 people who protested against the visit of President Mahinda Rajapaksa have been detained by Indian authorities.

 

President Rajapaksa who commented on these protests noted that the right to protest was an entitlement bestowed upon the people of a democratic nation.