17 October, 2019

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Gajendrakumar Ponnambalam Addresses World Tamil Conference 2012

Gathering at the 2012 World Tamil Conference, Tamil activists and politicians from the North-East and the diaspora, together with British parliamentarians and Tamil Nadu politicians and civil society activists, made a united call for an international, independentinvestigation into the allegations war crimes, crimes against humanity and crimes of genocide by the Sri Lankan state against the Tamil nation.

The event, organised by the All Party Parliamentary Group for Tamils (APPGT) andBritish Tamils Forum (BTF), was held on Wednesday, inside the British Houses of Parliament in Westminster, London.

TNPF MP Gajendrakumar Ponnambalam addresses the World Tamil Conference. Courtesy Tamil Guardian

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D9higQ2mcRE&feature=share

 

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    Haunted House!

    Bolo Hindustan Ki Jai. Ekade tikade najar

    Shiv Shankar Ki Jai.Ekadasa

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    Translation:
    “Aney, Sir, can you give us Eelam, no?”

    To go begging at the feet of Sri Lanka’s ex colonial masters.. a shameful performance for such an intelligent man.

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    Is it just me or does it seem like no one is paying any attention to GG3? Other than the dude with ash on his forehead no one else seem to care, going by all the banter that can be heard in the background. They all perk up when they sense that he is going to stop talking. Apparently a commanding voice was not among the traits that were passed down from grandpa.

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    Gajenkumar Ponnambalam is also a big international tiger

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    I think Mr Gajendrakumar Ponnambalam is falling into the pile of the world megalomanics giving a very lopsided view on the way forward. He is also very detrimental to the innocent Tamils living in Sri Lanka as this kind of tigerish speech makes an already paranoic govt even more so.

    Mr Ponnambalam,I,as a Sinhalese who is an absolute admirer and respecter of the Tamil people, a Tamil Nation is a very outdated and utopian concept. The rational Tamils in SL have given up this idea. We do not need a Tamil nation nor a Sinhala nation. We need a proper united Sri Lanka, where everyone is respected, every one is an insider and where a meritocracy is safeguarded. People like GG 3 give the peace loving Tamils a bad name.

    Either we all rise together as Sri Lankans or die as a sinhalese, Tamil etc etc.

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    Gajendran Ponnambalam has the brilliant genes of his father and legendary grandfather running in his veins. GGP Snr belonged to another era and more accomodating genre. His politics and Tamil society of his time can come under much critical scrutiny in today’s prism. His father Kumar was a passionate Tamil nationalist – much understood in the South more because of the misinformation campaign by a collaborative media in the majority. Why the Police and justice system deliberately failed to find the killer of Kumar, why he was killed and at whose instance in a morning in busy and residential Wellawatta may remain a matter of conjecture in some quarters but not in others. It cannot be the finest moment in the country’s Police or justice system. To me – the personal loss of a dear friend who was on the phone with me only an hour before he was assassinated – allegedly by a well known gangster at the instance of a semi-crippled VVIP of that time.

    Gajendran, the young scion sees many years ahead. His is the first
    Tamil Party to call for the Two Nations in a single undivided Country
    formulae – something I have felt may eventually fit into our needs now that the unyielding Sinhala South refuses to provide due justice for the Tamil Nation for far too long.

    Senguttuvan

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    Correction – “much misunderstood in the South…”

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