Colombo cancels TamilNadu MPs visit to east

[TamilNet, Saturday, 10 October 2009, 15:33 GMT]
The visit of a group of parliamentarians of Tamilnadu in India to the eastern province was cancelled Saturday last minute, according to media reports from Colombo. The TN group arrived in Colombo Saturday morning, and was scheduled to visit Batticaloa and especially the resettled village Vaaharai the same day.

TN parliamentary group was scheduled to meet the Eastern Provincial Council (EPC) Chief Minister Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan.

Chandrakanthan told Colombo media that he had been informed from Colombo last Friday night that the TN group visit to east was cancelled.

Tamilnadu delegation was to be accorded a civic reception by the Batticaloa Municipal Council Saturday evening and to see the express train service now being run between Batticaloa and Polonnaruwa under a project funded by the Government of India, reports added.

 

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