Press Esc to close
Saturday 23 August 2014
News updated at 6:46 PM IST
Weather
Max: 30°C
Min : 20°C
In Bangalore
Cloudy sky

Jayalalithaa flays Karunanidhi

Chennai, March 19, 2013, (IANS) :

 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalaltihaa Tuesday ridiculed DMK leader M. Karunanidhi for quitting the UPA, saying he should have done this in 2009 when the LTTE was crushed.

She accused Karunanidhi of covering up his earlier blunder when he failed to act when Colombo militarily crushed the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).

"The plan of Karunanidhi will not succeed and the people of Tamil Nadu will teach him a lesson," she said. "People are fed up with such dramas enacted by Karunanidhi."


Jayalalithaa attacked Karunanidhi for demanding that a resolution against Sri Lanka be passed in Indian parliament.

"It is only in the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) (that) amendments to the (US sponsored anti-Sri Lankan resolution) should be brought," she said.

Jayalalithaa said action can be taken against the Sri Lankan government only if a strong resolution was passed at the UNHRC against Sri Lanka.

According to her, Karunanidhi didn't act in 2009 when he was in power in Tamil Nadu and the DMK was part of the central government when the war was at its peak in Sri Lanka.

She said Karunanidhi did not withdraw support to the central government or pulled out then.

Ecohing her, CPI-M leader T.K. Rangarajan told IANS: "After enjoying power at the centre for two terms, the DMK chief has announced withdrawal of support to show himself as the hero of Tamils."

Rangarajan said Karunanidhi's agenda was to face the next Lok Sabha polls.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Tourists stand in line outside Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris ...

Tourists stand in line outside Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris ...

A brave-heart woman takes on a group of attackers as they assault her husband in Meerut ...

A brave-heart woman takes on a group of attackers as they assault her husband in Meerut ...

Indian Men’s Hockey team accepting the “ ALS Ice Bucket Challenge” in New Delhi ...

Indian Men’s Hockey team accepting the “ ALS Ice Bucket Challenge” in New Delhi ...

Bengal Warriors and Telugu Titans in action during the Pro Kabaddi league match in Jaipur ...

Bengal Warriors and Telugu Titans in action during the Pro Kabaddi league match in Jaipur ...

Irom Sharmila who is on an indefinite fast  being re-arrested in Imphal ...

Irom Sharmila who is on an indefinite fast being re-arrested in Imphal ...

Bhojpuri actors Ravi Kishan, Madhu Sharma and Pawan Singh at a music launch in Patna ...

Bhojpuri actors Ravi Kishan, Madhu Sharma and Pawan Singh at a music launch in Patna ...

Sculptors giving final touches to the idols of Ganesh ahead of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival ,Agra .

Sculptors giving final touches to the idols of Ganesh ahead of the Ganesh Chaturthi festival ,Agra .

Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong with Chief Minister of Telangana K Chandrasekar Rao ...

Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong with Chief Minister of Telangana K Chandrasekar Rao ...

Women during the  inaugural ceremony of the Three-day North East Film Festival ...

Women during the inaugural ceremony of the Three-day North East Film Festival ...

Indian Men’s Hockey team Captain Sardar Singh ccepting the “ ALS Ice Bucket Challenge” ...

Indian Men’s Hockey team Captain Sardar Singh ccepting the “ ALS Ice Bucket Challenge” ...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bangalore - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523