Won`t meddle in Sri Lanka military training: SC
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday refused to interfere with the military training imparted to Sri Lankan Army and Air Force personnel in India.
Justice Aftab Alam and Justice Ranjana Prakash Desai dismissed a PIL filed by advocate N Rajaraman, observing that the court cannot go into policy decisions of the government having foreign policy implications.
The petitioner submitted that the government cannot train Sri Lankan military personnel and cited letters written by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and other political leaders in the state.
Jayalalithaa has argued that India must not train Sri Lankan soldiers because of allegations that they committed atrocities on Tamils during the end stages of the ethnic conflict that destroyed the LTTE in 2009.
Sri Lankan military personnel attending a training course recently in Chennai were moved to Bangalore after Jayalalithaa protested against their presence in Tamil Nadu.
The Indian government has said it will not stop training Sri Lankan military personnel.
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