Tamil Diplomat

Karunanithy welcomes regime change, seeks political solution

Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and Dravidiyan Munnetra Kalakam Leader M.Karunanithy has welcomed the regime change in Sri Lanka and urges new President Maithripala Sirisena to find a political solution in Sri Lanka.

This is stated in a statement Karunanithy issued on Saturday.

He went on that although it is unhealthy to rejoice over the defeat of a leader in a foreign land, it is inevitable that human rights activists and Tamil activists all over the world hail the victory of Maithripala Sirisena in the background of the atrocities committed by the outgoing regime under the banner of majoritarianism.

He appealed that President Maithripala Sirisena who has ridden to power on the overwhelming support of the minorities must ensure that all acts of discrimination on the basis of majority-minority are stopped and that co-existence is ensured.