DMK president M Karunanidhi Tuesday appealed to all those concerned for the welfare of Lankan Tamils to oppose President Mahinda Rajapaksa's address to the United Nations General Assembly on September 25, by hoisting black flags and wearing black shirts.
Puduchery Chief Minister N Rangasamy said he would write to the Centre demanding that India boycott the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) to be held in Colombo in November, protesting against Lankan Tamils issue.
UNHRC began voting on resolution to press Sri Lankan government for a more thorough probe of accusations of mass murder of civilians by the Lankan army during the war against Tamil separatists in 2009.
As DMK pulled out of the government, UPA constituent NCP cautioned against jumping to any conclusion, noting that M Karunanidhi has stated that he would reconsider his decision if Parl passes a resolution on Lankan Tamils issue.
DMK Chief M Karunanidhi-led TESO, a pro-Tamil body revived recently by the key UPA ally on Saturday said it was "worrisome" to know the different stands being taken by the Centre and the Congress on the Lankan Tamils issue.