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DMK leaders on fast to protest killing of fishermen by Lankan troops

Tue, 01 Jan 2008 ANI

Chennai, July 19 (ANI): Leaders of the ruling Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK) staged a day-long state-wide fast on Saturday to protest the killing of Tamil fishermen by the Sri Lankan Navy.


Party president and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi commenced the fast in Chennai today.


Several union and state ministers, besides senior party functionaries participated in the protest.


On Thursday, a resolution was adopted by the DMK's Working Committee meeting, which called for Central intervention in the matter.


The DMK also adopted a resolution that urged the Centre to summon the Sri Lanka High Commissioner and express its displeasure in strong and unequivocal terms over the killings.


A third resolution called for the intensification of patrolling by the Indian Navy and Coast Guard on the international maritime boundary to prevent incursions by the Sri Lankan Navy.


The DMK Working Committee called on the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, to convey the Indian Government's concern and displeasure over the killing to the Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse during the 15th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit in Colombo next month. (ANI)


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