Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Vaiko flays government for 'ignoring' Sri Lankan general's remarks

Chennai, Dec 10 (IANS) MDMK leader Vaiko Wednesday assailed the central government for 'virtually ignoring' Sri Lankan Army chief Sarath Fonseka's derogatory remarks against Tamil Nadu politicians.

'The government has virtually ignored this slur. Instead of demanding an unconditional apology from Fonseka, the central government is not only collaborating with the Sri Lankan government but also seems to be taking orders from him,' Vaiko told reporters.

He was speaking after leading a demonstration near the Sri Lankan diplomatic mission here in which some 500 of his supporters participated. Full Text