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DMK to flag Lanka's alleged war crimes, Katchatheevu island

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

would demand a resolution for an independent inquiry into the alleged war crimes in and raise the issue of retrieving from in the winter session of

Briefing reporters after an all-party meeting convened ahead of the winter session of here today, Parliamentary leader said his party would also seek a discussion on the outcome of CHOGM summit held recently in

"A resolution on the floor of urging the government of to prevail on the international community to come forward to set up a free, independent and transparent international inquiry into human right violations and war crimes committed by Sri Lankan government would be sought," he said.

He said the issue pertaining to defence cooperation with to train Sri Lankan navy, which is allegedly committing atrocities against fishermen from would also be raised by in parliament.

Baalu also said retrieving island from Sri Lanka and reports on detained Indian fishermen being handcuffed in Sri Lanka would also be by DMK raised in the winter session.

First Published: Tue, December 03 2013. 20:18 IST