“On the other hand, Sri Lankan Tamils do not face any threat to their security under the government headed by President Gotapaya Rajapaksa, although their wishes, such as freedom of movement, were not fulfilled. There is a feeling of frustration among the people, including the Sinhalese, towards the government, ”he said.
the Sri Lankan Tamil MP thanked the DMK government led by MK Stalin for renaming the refugee camps as Sri Lankan Tamil Rehabilitation Camps and for taking steps to provide better infrastructure for its people here. In this regard, Radhakrishnan also recalled the help provided by the previous AIADMK government to Sri Lankan Tamils in his country.
While insisting on dual citizenship for Sri Lankan Tamil refugees in India, Radhakrishnan said refugees in Tamil Nadu who wish to return are welcome as the SL government will provide all facilities for them. He described the BJP-led central government as friendly to the Sri Lankan government, but that some actions of the then Congress The Indian government were reasons to oppress the protesters in Sri Lanka during the final wars of 2009.
Radhakrishnan said his party had voted against the bill on the Chinese-backed port city. The deputy linked the food shortage in his country to the economic impact of Covid-19. “Sri Lanka’s economy is totally dependent on tourism. Our economy will be reactivated in a matter of six months, ”he said.