[Marxism] Sri Lanka: Tamils vote against occupation

Stuart Munckton stuartmunckton at gmail.com
Thu Sep 26 03:48:56 MDT 2013


The Tamil National Alliance won an overwhelming majority in the Northern
Provincial Council elections held on September 21. TNA leader C. V.
Wigneswaran is expected to become chief minister of the Northern Province,
a predominantly Tamil area in the north of the island of Sri Lanka...

*The Age*’s South Asia correspondent Ben Doherty summed up Wigneswaran’s
policies as follows on September 23: “Mr Wigneswaran says he will push
Colombo for ‘self-government’ for Sri Lanka’s Tamils, as well as for
payment of war reparations, a withdrawal of troops from the north, and the
return of land to Tamils lost during the civil war.”

Read more: https://www.greenleft.org.au/node/55037

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