Indian Govt calls for all-party meeting over SL

Indian Govt calls for all-party meeting over Sri Lankan crisis

by Staff Writer 17-07-2022 | 4:09 PM

COLOMBO (News 1st); The Indian Government has called an all-party meeting Tuesday (19) on the Sri Lankan crisis which will be briefed by Union ministers Nirmala Sitharaman and S Jaishankar, the New Indian Express states, citing the Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said.

During a meeting of parties convened on Sunday ahead of the Monsoon Session of Parliament, Tamil Nadu-based DMK and AIADMK have demanded that India intervene in the neighboring country which is facing a debilitating economic crisis.

During the Sunday meet, both DMK and AIADMK raised the Sri Lankan issue, especially the condition of the country’s Tamil population.

Talking to reporters after the meeting, NDA constituent DMK leader M. Thambidurai has stated that India should intervene to resolve the crisis in Sri Lanka. Party leader T.R. Baalu also demanded India’s intervention in addressing the situation in Sri Lanka.

(Courtesy: The New Indian Express)