TN govt urges India to boycott CHOGM, moves resolution

TN govt urges India to boycott CHOGM, moves resolution

TN govt urges India to boycott CHOGM, moves resolution

Mounting pressure on the Centre, Tamil Nadu government today moved a resolution in the state Assembly, demanding that India "completely boycott" the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) to be held in Sri Lanka next month.

Moving the resolution, Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa urged India to initiate efforts to seek suspension of Sri Lanka from CHOGM till the island nation takes action to ensure equal status to Tamils.

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has spoken only on his participation in CHOGM and it was disappointing to people of Tamil Nadu, who wants India not to take part in the meet, the resolution said.

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