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The Press and social media in Sri Lanka had been awash these days with what transpired at the recent summit between the Sri Lankan Prime Minister and his Indian counterpart Hon. Narendra Modi. The reason for this media interest had been the controversial request made my Mr. Modi, in response to Sri Lanka’s assurance that their foreign policy is ‘India first’. Mr. Modi in turn, mentioned that Sri Lanka should implement the 13th amendment to its constitution fully to grant equality to Tamils and to accommodate Tamil aspirations.
Vinayagamurthi Muralitharan alias Karuna Amman, the former LTTE Eastern Commander, has got in to a difficult position with his recent utterances about the past encounters with the Sri Lankan forces. Sections of the people in this country, including the members of the Sanga are up in arms against this statement stating that it is a statement inimical to our heroic forces who liberated the country, etc.