India denies entry visa to Sivajilingam

[TamilNet, Sunday, 27 December 2009, 13:31 GMT]
Tamil National Alliance (TNA) Jaffna district parliamentarian M.K.Sivajilingam arrived in Colombo Saturday after Indian Immigration officials at the Thiruchchirappalli airport in South Indial refused to allow Sivajilingam to enter India to attend a conference in support of Eelam Tamils, Tamil media in Colombo reported.

Mr. Sivajilingam who is also an independent candidate in the forthcoming presidential election spent a week in London.

Sivajilingam left London via Dubai to attend a Tamil conference in Thiruchchirappalli.

But Indian officials deported Sivajilingam transferring him on a flight back to Sri Lanka.

Indian officials refused to give reason for their action, media sources said.

 

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