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Sri Lankan MPs discuss Tamil issue with Karunanidhi

A group of Sri Lankan MPs belonging to 'Tamil Desiya Kuttamipu Parliamentary Group' headed by R Sambantham called on Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi at his residence and discussed developments in Sri Lanka.

india Updated: May 30, 2009 20:31 IST

A group of Sri Lankan MPs belonging to 'Tamil Desiya Kuttamipu Parliamentary Group' headed by R Sambantham on Saturday called on Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi at his residence and discussed developments in Sri Lanka.

Sambantham was accompanied by another Sri Lankan Parliamentarian Senathi Raja and organisation members Suresh Premchandran and Selvam Adaikalanathan, official sources said.

Later talking to reporters, Sambantham said that the group had discussed the Sri Lankan Tamils issue with the chief minister and explained to him the latest developments in Sri Lanka.

"We asked the chief minister to extend support for the cause of Tamils living in Sri Lanka," he added.

"He agreed to help us in all aspects to rehabilitate Sri Lankan Tamils living there," he added.