ITAK andTNA tells Supreme Court no aim for establishment of a separate state within Sri Lanka

Law courtsThe Illankai Tamil Arasu Kachchi (ITAK) today 22 Sept 2014 informed the Supreme Court that the neither the ITAK nor the TNA can be said to have as it aims the establishment of a separate state within Sri Lanka.

Filing an affidavit before Supreme Court bench comprising Chief Justice Mohan Peries, Justices Rohini Marasinghe and Chandra Ekanayake, ITAK president Mavai Senathirajah further stated that ITAK’s position pertaining to a federal solution within a united Sri Lanka has also been consistently articulated publicly on several occasions by the TNA and its leaders.

This was in relation to petitions filed by Galage Don Punyawardana, Gunadasa Amarasekera, U. Abeykoon, Ven. Bengamuwe Nalaka Thera, U.K. Anura and Ravi Kumar stating that the objective of ITAK and TNA was to form a separate state in Sri Lanka as mentioned in their election manifesto released prior to Northern provincial Council election.

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