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'Modi committed to protect rights of Sri Lankan Tamils'

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Prime Minister Modi is committed to protect the rights of Sri Lankan Tamils, Union minister Pon. Radhakrishnan today said.

"Modi is committed to save the life and rights of Tamils in Sri Lanka," Radhakrishnan, who was inducted as a Minister of State in the new government said.

Replying to a query on the opposition of Tamil parties to the invitation of Sri Lankan President to Modi's swearing-in ceremony, he said the government is concerned about the problems of Tamils and there is no need to fear.

First Published: Tue, May 27 2014. 00:29 IST