Allow Lankan VIPs only after consulting the state: Jaya

[ PTI ] - [ Mar 07, 2012 12:35:41 GMT ]

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Wednesday asked the Centre to "discourage" frequent visits of Sri Lankan VIPs to the state as the people were "greatly exercised" over the island government's conduct on the Tamils issue. In a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Jayalalithaa also said the Sri Lankan VIPs be allowed to the state only after consulting the state. Noting that Sri Lankan VIPs and other dignitaries come on private visits without informing the state government, she wanted such trips to be allowed only after consulting the state. [ full story ]

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