Shun negativity - EPRLF
Oct 31, 2010 8:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
A Sri Lankan Tamil militant group turned political party has urged the Tamil diaspora to be "realistic" to achieve a better political deal now that the Tamil Tigers are history.
The Eelam People’s Revolutionary Liberation Front (EPRLF) issued the appeal to the vast Tamil diaspora community spread around the world at a two-day conference that took place in Paris.
The EPRLF call comes amid intense churning in the Tamil community based outside Sri Lanka, many of whom used once backed the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in varying ways.
"The diaspora has to be realistic in defining a Tamil political solution," an EPRLF leader told IANS on telephone from London. "The time has come when the politics of negativity has to be given up.
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