Tamil Nadu Assembly urges India to take steps for Lankan peacetalks
[TamilNet, Wednesday, 23 April 2008, 14:10 GMT]
Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly Friday passed a resolution urging the Indian Government to initiate steps to restore talks between the warring sections in Sri Lanka to find a political solution to the Sri Lankan ethnic crisis after a special calling attention motion was introduced after the question hour.
Chief Minister M Karunanidhi, who moved the resolution in the state legislative assembly, urged the Indian Government to take steps to bring the two warring factions in Sri Lanka to the negotiating table in order to bring peace to the island nation.
The resolution, passed by a voice vote, was welcomed by the Congress, PMK, and the MDMK.