India should protect Sri Lankan Tamil...

India should protect Sri Lankan Tamils: Karunanidhi

There are 57 comments on the Newkerala.com story from Feb 6, 2013, titled India should protect Sri Lankan Tamils: Karunanidhi. In it, Newkerala.com reports that:

Chennai, Feb 6 : DMK president M. Karunanidhi Wednesday condemned Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa for ruling out greater political autonomy for Tamils in the island nation, and urged the Indian government to wake up to reality.

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CrimeaRiver

UK

#1 Feb 6, 2013
Mahinda was absolutely right for once.

How can we have full cohesiveness, equality and integration if the Island is split along racial/political borders.

It would be more helpful to recruit more Tamils into the police, judiciary and army.

But to do this the Tamils must learn to speak the majority language.

Which they refuse to do, which adversely affects their ability to integrate.

And so we end up talking about devolution again.

It goes round and round.

Simple answer - Tamils must learn Sinhalese if they want to learn other languages they should be able to, but speaking the language of the majority is a must if they want to be seen as equals.
Punc

Ottawa, Canada

#2 Feb 6, 2013
It should also go the other way, Sinhalese should learn Tamil. Just my 2cents.

I am blessed to speak 4 languages (Sinhala, Tamil, German and English).
Shoba

Marzan, France

#3 Feb 6, 2013
If there are no Tamils whole of Sri Lanka will go under Chinese influence.
Punc

Ottawa, Canada

#4 Feb 6, 2013
Shoba wrote:
If there are no Tamils whole of Sri Lanka will go under Chinese influence.
if there were no tamils, the toilets will be dirty because no tamules to clean them. LOL
CrimeaRiver

UK

#5 Feb 7, 2013
Punc wrote:
It should also go the other way, Sinhalese should learn Tamil. Just my 2cents.
I am blessed to speak 4 languages (Sinhala, Tamil, German and English).
Agreed - but it'll be hard to convince the majority to speak a minority language. It has nothing to do with race, culture etc, its do to with employment opportunities.

All the big Tamil businessmen have one thing in common. They all speak Sinhala and English.

Are you fluent in German? I did it at Advanced Level but have pretty much forgotten everything except for kartoffelkopf.

We should use that name to address Siva from now on.

“Inveterate Islamaphobe”

Since: Jan 12

Canada

#6 Feb 7, 2013
CrimeaRiver wrote:
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Agreed - but it'll be hard to convince the majority to speak a minority language. It has nothing to do with race, culture etc, its do to with employment opportunities.
Weren't Colombo schools and universities instituting Tamil as part of the syllabus at one point?

If such a move could further encourage reconciliation, its a solid decision.
CrimeaRiver

UK

#8 Feb 8, 2013
True Tamil Tiger wrote:
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Weren't Colombo schools and universities instituting Tamil as part of the syllabus at one point?
If such a move could further encourage reconciliation, its a solid decision.
Yes most colombo schools do. And many Sinhala kids are learnng Tamil now.

Not sure how helpful it is, Sinhala ensures job opportunities in all major lankan cities. English provides opportunities worldwide.

Tamil offers very little by way of employability. And thats what counts for the new generation isn't it?

“Inveterate Islamaphobe”

Since: Jan 12

Canada

#10 Feb 8, 2013
CrimeaRiver wrote:
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Yes most colombo schools do. And many Sinhala kids are learnng Tamil now.
Not sure how helpful it is, Sinhala ensures job opportunities in all major lankan cities. English provides opportunities worldwide.
Tamil offers very little by way of employability. And thats what counts for the new generation isn't it?
Undoubtedly. I remember when I visited Jaffna and then Colombo (Moratuwa) a little more than a decade back, the amount of poverty and urban decay in the north was appalling- almost seemed as if the principle reason for many of the youth to join the LTTE was that.

Been a long time since we've spoken, hope you're doing well.
Punc

Ottawa, Canada

#11 Feb 8, 2013
True Tamil Tiger wrote:
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Undoubtedly. I remember when I visited Jaffna and then Colombo (Moratuwa) a little more than a decade back, the amount of poverty and urban decay in the north was appalling- almost seemed as if the principle reason for many of the youth to join the LTTE was that.
that and retardation, misguided beliefs, death threads and diaspora propaganda caused them to join LTTE!!

“Inveterate Islamaphobe”

Since: Jan 12

Canada

#12 Feb 8, 2013
Punc wrote:
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that and retardation, misguided beliefs, death threads and diaspora propaganda caused them to join LTTE!!
You could say the same for any insurgency Punc, it is established via a certain community being feeling marginalized and being brainwashed....
Punc

Ottawa, Canada

#13 Feb 8, 2013
True Tamil Tiger wrote:
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You could say the same for any insurgency Punc, it is established via a certain community being feeling marginalized and being brainwashed....
insurgency was against the govt, LTTE terrorists was against anything or anyone that was not tamule. that is why killer thamila terror ponnayo killed and evicted entire populations, bombed schools trains and bathrooms. Kari demalu are killers and violent tribe of morons.
SriLankan

Carmignano Di Brenta, Italy

#14 Feb 8, 2013
True Tamil Tiger wrote:
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You could say the same for any insurgency Punc, it is established via a certain community being feeling marginalized and being brainwashed....
Yaa..Suicide bomb invented tamul terrorist are World's Deadliest Terror organization.for over two decades, had indiscriminately massacred thousands of civilians in massive bomb explosions targeting the public.Terror demalas insurgency was against the govt.Buddhist temple/ muslim mosque & worshipers,World heritage sites,Lake dams,Airports,Railway & bus stations,passenger airplanes,trains,school/public busses,Banks,post office, power stations,"Zoo Gardens"(para demalu attacked Dehiwela Zoo too!!!)etc.etc..
Demalu are retard killers.that's why Our forces f*ck & killed terror demalu like rats(40,000 tamil terrorists within two days!!)..Srilanka is the first country in the world to successfully eliminate terrorism on its own soil in the 21st Century!!
Sivalingam

Colombo, Sri Lanka

#15 Feb 8, 2013
True Tamil Tiger wrote:
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Undoubtedly. I remember when I visited Jaffna and then Colombo (Moratuwa) a little more than a decade back, the amount of poverty and urban decay in the north was appalling- almost seemed as if the principle reason for many of the youth to join the LTTE was that.
Been a long time since we've spoken, hope you're doing well.
Low caste catholic Prabakaran and the low caste convert LTTE tried their best to decimate the Tamil Hindus of Sri Lanka
They failed
End of a terrible period in the history of Tamil Hinduism

“Inveterate Islamaphobe”

Since: Jan 12

Canada

#16 Feb 8, 2013
Sivalingam wrote:
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Low caste catholic Prabakaran and the low caste convert LTTE tried their best to decimate the Tamil Hindus of Sri Lanka
They failed
End of a terrible period in the history of Tamil Hinduism
LOL, do you really believe that the LTTE were believing Catholics? Prabhakaran and a few others at the helm "converted" in order to get support and financing from corrupt European ministries...their families were still practicing Hindus (confirmed by an interview with Soosai's wife). There is no evidence that the bulk of the cadres converted considering the ideology was strictly Marxist-Leninist....
SriLankan

Carmignano Di Brenta, Italy

#17 Feb 8, 2013
True Tamil Tiger wrote:
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their families were still practicing Hindus
included Velu pundais family in Hell ? LOL

“Inveterate Islamaphobe”

Since: Jan 12

Canada

#18 Feb 8, 2013
SriLankan wrote:
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included Velu pundais family in Hell ? LOL
Sure.
Siva Sankaran Sarma

Heidelberg, Australia

#20 Feb 8, 2013
CrimeaRiver wrote:
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Yes most colombo schools do. And many Sinhala kids are learnng Tamil now.
Not sure how helpful it is, Sinhala ensures job opportunities in all major lankan cities. English provides opportunities worldwide.
Tamil offers very little by way of employability. And thats what counts for the new generation isn't it?
Racist Sinhalese arse hole living the good life in the UK. Your good for nothing garbage Sinhalese is also uselss fo rmost Tamils as the bulf of the indigenous EElam Tamisl live in the North east and then in Colombo where Tamil isspoken as the mother tongue by 50% of the population. Jaffna,Trincomallee,Vavuniya, Baticaloa,Mannar are also major cities and Tamil is language spoke here, Tamil i salso the main language on Nuwara Eliya and as stated earlier half the population COlombo speaks Tamil as well as very high precentage in Kandy too. Most large private business entgerprises are run by Indian and Tamils so faile to understand how the learning of Tamil ,which is a far richer and widley spoken language in the region cannot improve the employabitly of the Sinhalese. You are a Sinhalese racist to the core.
Short and sweet Tamil in the first language of 25% of the island's population and Sinhalese the first language of 75% of the island's population. In a bi lingual country both languages should be learnt by all as well as English.
Siva Sankaran Sarma

Heidelberg, Australia

#21 Feb 8, 2013
CrimeaRiver wrote:
Mahinda was absolutely right for once.
How can we have full cohesiveness, equality and integration if the Island is split along racial/political borders.
It would be more helpful to recruit more Tamils into the police, judiciary and army.
But to do this the Tamils must learn to speak the majority language.
Which they refuse to do, which adversely affects their ability to integrate.
And so we end up talking about devolution again.
It goes round and round.
Simple answer - Tamils must learn Sinhalese if they want to learn other languages they should be able to, but speaking the language of the majority is a must if they want to be seen as equals.
Going by your own theory genocidal Sinhalese monkyes should be made to learn Tamil, a far more richer language and a language that contributed a lot to Sinhalese. It is also the majority language surrounding Sri Lanka and the language of 25% of the island's population. Learning of Tamil will greatly improve the employment prospects of low life Sinhalese peasanst who sopek a usless good for nothing garbage language,that is not rich in anything. Only good for servants labourers. Historically it has never been the language of commerce literature or science. Even the so called Sinhalese aristocracy and upper classes onoly used this to address their servants and menials unitl a centruy ago. Sinhalese can learn other languages if they want to but learning of Tamil should be made compulsory. Understood racist piece of shit enjoying the good life in the UK
Siva Sankaran Sarma

Heidelberg, Australia

#22 Feb 8, 2013
CrimeaRiver wrote:
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Agreed - but it'll be hard to convince the majority to speak a minority language. It has nothing to do with race, culture etc, its do to with employment opportunities.
All the big Tamil businessmen have one thing in common. They all speak Sinhala and English.
Are you fluent in German? I did it at Advanced Level but have pretty much forgotten everything except for kartoffelkopf.
We should use that name to address Siva from now on.
Stop lyiing most of them speak fluent English and only spoken Sinhalese.Many Sinhalese businessmen speak Tamil too. You are usless lying good for nothing racist.
Sajeewi

Australia

#23 Feb 9, 2013
I know enough Tamil to speak to my servant who can speak Sinhala a little.

Speaking in Tamil has a stigma attach to it.

All Tamil better learn fluent Sinhala if they expect to live and work in Sri Lanka as equals. Tamil has a place in Jaffna but anywhere else it is not accepted by the locals. If Tamils like to be treated equally, the need do what they do in the west, lern the majority language.

Howmany locals learn Tamil in Toronto ghattos or wentworthvill ghattos despite Thease areas being infested by Tamils. Get the drift?

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