Rajapakse's attendance at Modi's oath ceremony will be saddest day for Tamils: Vaiko
Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) chief M.Vaiko met Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rajnath Singh on Friday, and told him that Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse's attendance at Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi's oath-taking ceremony would be the saddest day for Tamils.
"I met Rajnathji today, and told him that the participation of Mahinda Rajapakse, the butcher of Tamils, will be the saddest day for Tamils all over world in the swearing-in ceremony of Modi, and I requested him to avoid his presence in it," said Vaiko.
India has invited leaders of all South Asian countries, including Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Sri Lankan President Rajapakse to Modi's oath-taking ceremony scheduled for May 26.
The swearing-in ceremony, to be held in the forecourt of the historic Rashtrapati Bhavan, and is likely to be attended by as many as 3,000 guests, the report added.
(Posted on 23-05-2014)