India and Sri Lanka Friendship and Geo Politics
New Delhi, 17 February 2019:
India and Sri Lanka Friendship & Geo Politics conference was held by Hindu Struggle Committee at Constitution Club of India, from 2pm onwards.
Today, the Srilankan member of parliament Sri AS Yogeshwaran has raised the issue of mutual cooperation between India and Srilanka during his address on the topic India Srilanka Friendship and Geo-Politics specially the operation of cheaper Ship service for poor pilgrims of both countries. The Srilankan government is eager to start the service and waiting for Indian government response.
Positive response by India to the requests of poor pilgrims of both countries who can’t afford air fares will definitely open up a new chapter in India Srilanka cooperation and friendship. He also appreciated the efforts of Arun Upadhaya for drawing attention on such vital issues of cooperation between the two countries under the banner of Hindu Struggle Committee.
He also raised the issue of genocide under the garb of elimination of LTTE and appealed the Indian government to safeguard the rights of affected people.
He applauded prime minister Narendra Modi’s for his humane approach towards Tamilians in Srilanka and donating 27000 houses for afflicted people in Jaffna and has tried to wipe tears of victims. He has praised India’s efforts and said a lot remains to be done for justice to civilian victims of war crime.
Dr MK Sachchinathan who has served for a long period in United nations has said that a lot needs to be followed the pact in Srilanka signed between the late prime minister Shri Rajiv Gandhi and the then president of Srilanka Jayawardene in 1987. He also emphasised that the Indian government should take proper care of the situation in Srilanka and take serious note as well as create pressure on present incumbent for long lasting peace and stability in Indian subcontinent.
He also appealed for fair and and sympathetic treatment with Tamil political prisoners who are in jails of both countries.
Arjun Sampat an Indian Hindu leader has raised the issue of Indian fishermen who are victims of Srilankan navy. He said that a large part of Indian Ocean under Srilanka was given on lease to other countries ignoring Indian interests is of great concern from Indian perspective. Such steps of Srilankan government will have negative implications on mutual relations.
Convener of this discussion and vice president of Hindu Struggle Committee Diksha Kaushik has raised the issue of Kachchativu island wherein the Srilankan government is ignoring the treaty signed between the two countries and hampering Indian interests.
This programme was presided over by Devendra Diwan ji and in his address he has raised his concerns about south Indian jehadi elements using Srilankan soil for anti Indian activities.
Hindu Struggle Committee president Arun Upadhaya ji has raised the issue of fast demographic changes of various religious communities as a result of conversion creating imbalances. And such situations are being created by Christian missionaries and wahhabis Islamic groups using all sorts of methods among poor Srilankan populace. And implications are evident in attacks on Hindu and Buddhist religious sacrosancts. Srilankan government must take speedy action against such forces otherwise it will seriously affect Indian subcontinent.
Former rajya sabha MP and former editor of Panchjanya shri Tarun Vijay has welcomed the initiative of Hindu Struggle Committee for raising so many issues of mutual concern and of public interest. A strong and stable relations between India and Srilanka will have a positive impact on Geo-political arena of south Asia.
All such issues will be brought into notice of sangh, BJP and the present government so that
a stable cultural and economic interaction takes place between the two countries for a better mutual regional cooperation.