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MPs protest demanding safety of Lankan Tamils

[Hindu, Thursday, 12 February 2009 10:39 No Comment]

MPs belonging to MDMK, PMK and CPI on Thursday demanded India’s intervention to ensure the safety and security of Tamil civilians caught in the crossfire between the Sri Lankan Army and LTTE in the island’s north.

 

Holding banners such as "Sri Lanka is also home for Tamils," the MPs staged a protest in the Parliament House complex and demanded immediate ceasefire.

 

D Raja (CPI) said the Rajapaksa government was waging a war against the Tamils and demanded stoppage of atrocities on the Tamil population.

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