Oct 10, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Sinhala Buddhist political party Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) accused India of attempting to create dual power in Sri Lanka through its diplomatic manipulations.
Issuing a statement, the JHU said that this is a serious situation. They criticized the Indian Foreign Minister meeting the newly elected Chief Minister of the Northern Provincial Council.
The party said the Indian Minister of External Affairs had invited the Northern Provincial Council Chief Minister to tour in India.
JHU accused that the Chief Minister C.V. Vigneswaran had displayed the Indian flag at this discussion and reminded that the island nation was not a state of India.
The communique also accused that the Chief Minister had hoisted the Northern Province flag and the Indian flag at the ceremony of assuming duty ignoring the national flag of Sri Lanka.