Karikalan addresses Jaffna university meeting

[TamilNet, Monday, 15 March 2004, 12:54 GMT]
“Karuna could not have acted traitorously without external backing. He has been bought over by an external power that is intent on destroying our liberation struggle and our leadership. People in the Batticaloa Amparai district know this now. He was instigated by the external power to betray his own people”, said Mr. Sivagnanam Karikalan, a senior leader of the Liberation Tigers from the east, addressing a packed meeting at the University of Jaffna Monday. Mr. E. Kousalyan, the head of the LTTE’s political division for the Batticaloa Amparai district also spoke at the meeting.

“I tried many times to persuade Karuna that his decision would spell disaster to our people. But he was adamant. He refused to listen to me. Our leader had great trust in him. He never accepted complaints we made against Karuna. No other regional commander was given so many special powers. All the divisions of the LTTE in the Batticaloa Amparai district were under Karuna’s direction and command."




“It is an undeniable fact that eastern fighters and people have made great sacrifices to the Liberation struggle. But Karuna has used this fact to justify his treachery”, said Mr. Karikalan.

Mr. Kousalyan with Mr. Karikalan
“Our leader said that Karuna has become unbalanced and cautioned us to act with great responsibility in resolving the problem," said Mr. Kousalyan in his speech.

Mr. S. Ilamparithy, the head of the LTTE’s political division in Jaffna and Mr. S. Thamilanpan, the head of the Voice of Tigers radio were also present at the meeting.

Mr. V. Baheerathan, the President of the Jaffna University Students’ Federation, also attended the meeting.

 

Latest 15 Reports
23.06.18 23:46  
Continuing military excavations in Vanni indicate existence of secret detention of ex-LTTE members
22.06.18 13:20   Photo
Colombo's TID wants to interrogate Tamil journalist from Batticaloa
21.06.18 16:24   Photo
Jaffna Tamil fishers mobilise against southern poaching, expose conduct of SL police
20.06.18 11:52  
Wigneswaran's secretary accuses SL Presidential Secretariat of dodging land release in North
19.06.18 18:33   Photo
SL military stationed in 6,275 acres of public and private lands in Vaakarai, Batticaloa
18.06.18 23:05  
Occupying SL Police in Jaffna again blamed for dodging action on criminal policemen
17.06.18 23:51   Photo
SL policemen fire to kill Tamil man at Church premises in Mallaakam, Jaffna
16.06.18 20:31  
US naval, seismic partnerships with genocidal Sri Lanka bring miseries to Eezham Tamils in Trincomalee
15.06.18 21:07   Photo
Swiss ruling, a precedent-setting victory for Right of Self-Determination oriented freedom fighters
14.06.18 20:03  
Only an international investigation would establish truth on enforced disappeared
13.06.18 22:37   Photo
Colombo schemes Sinhala military-led industrialisation of KKS exploiting geopolitics
12.06.18 19:49   Photo
Mannaar mass grave could be from early 1990s, shocking details emerge
11.06.18 14:38  
Sirisena yet to revoke Gazette notification of Colombo's seizure of Champoor lands
10.06.18 19:14  
Tamil families caught in dilemma of transferring lands in Seruvila, Trincomalee
09.06.18 19:04  
SL military attempts to rout out Tamil shop owners in Ampaa'rai village
 
Find this article at:
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=11475