Karunanidhi warns of pulling out of UPA over Sri Lanka
DMK chief M Karunanidhi warned his party will pull out of the UPA government.
Chennai: DMK chief M Karunanidhi Friday warned his party will pull out of the UPA government if India does not press for an independent international probe against those responsible for the genocide in Sri Lanka in the US-sponsored resolution in the UNHRC against the island nation.
In a statement issued here late night, Karunanidhi, referring to the US sponsored resolution at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), said: "India should take steps to amend the American resolution to include thatt those war criminals responsible for the genocide in Sri Lanka be identified, hold a free international enquiry against them and take time bound appropriate action."
"If this request is not heeded, it will be meaningless for the DMK to continue in the central government," he added.
DMK, with 18 members in the Lok Sabha, is a key constituent in the central United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government.