Thursday, January 15, 2009

Musings on the Menon visit

By K Godage Former Ambassador
(TI)It was being trumpeted that External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukergee would visit essentially to appease the politicians of Tamil Nadu, who had put the Congress government under pressure to intervene to save the LTTE. Perhaps knowing that the Minister would have had to return empty handed and the Indian government would have lost face in Tamil Nadu they are now sending their amiable and affable Foreign Secretary who once served here with distinction to bring a message to our government. What could this message be? Full Text