Friday, May 29, 2009

Four historic conjunctures where Tamil thinking tumbled in to "Tappitam"- I

“A small minority attempting to confront a majority population outside parliament, by street struggle, is deliberately planning to expose its people to civil violence.”


By Gam Vaesiya, Ontario, Canada

(May 29, Ontario, Sri Lnaka Guardian) The military defeat of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) and the eradication of its top leaders by May 19th, 2009 marks the end of one historic process and the beginning of another. Given the globalization of the Tamil Diaspora, this historic conjuncture has been associated with unprecedented agitation in the major capitals of the world (Sri Lanka Guardian, 3-May, ).Unfortunately, the Tamils squandered an excellent opportunity to take the high moral road, to regain their lost reputation, and win the accord of India or even Tamil Nadu. Full text