Kanimozhi hopes DMK won`t be pushed out of UPA

Last Updated: Sunday, March 18, 2012 - 22:31

Chennai: DMK MP Kanimozhi on Sunday hoped that
the Centre will "not push" the party to take a decision on its
continuance in the government over India`s stand on the US-
sponsored resolution against Sri Lankan Government in the UN
Human Rights Council.

"That is the decision for party leaders to make. I
hope the DMK will not be pushed to make any such decision and
we are hopeful that the government understands what we mean,"
she said.

She was responding to a question whether the DMK will
pull out of the UPA government if India does not support the
resolution in the UN against Sri Lankan Government over
alleged human rights violations during the last phase of the
civil war.

The DMK and its archrival AIADMK have been demanding
that India support the resolution. However, India has not yet
announced its stand on the issue.

Kanimozhi said the DMK has called a meeting of its
executive body to discuss the Sri Lankan issue.

"I am sure that the Central Government will understand
what we are saying and it will support the resolution," she
told a television channel.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, March 18, 2012 - 22:31
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