Tamil students in Delhi protest Rajapaksa`s visit to India

A Tamil students group called Delhi Tamil Youth Forum staged a protest in the streets of Delhi on Sunday to register their anger against the incoming Government`s decision to extend invitation to Sri Lankan President, Mahinda Rajapaksa.

New Delhi: A Tamil students group called Delhi Tamil Youth Forum staged a protest in the streets of Delhi on Sunday to register their anger against the incoming Government`s decision to extend invitation to Sri Lankan President, Mahinda Rajapaksa.

Holding banners and chanting against the Sri Lankan president, they were seen dissuading him for making a visit here as they described him as a war criminal.
The Lankan president`s visit to India to attend prime minister-designate Narendra Modi`s swearing in ceremony has stirred up an hornets` nest in Tamil Nadu with several political parties joining the chorus to stop his arrival.
Prime minister designate Narendra Modi in a first of kind has invited all the heads of State from SAARC nations to attend his swearing-in ceremony on May 26.

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa is also one among those who has been invited to attend the event.

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