Sept 07, Colombo: Sri Lanka's major Tamil party, Tamil National Alliance (TNA) said that the party's election manifesto for the Northern Provincial Council election was prepared in a manner to ensure the dignity of the minorities.
TNA Leader R. Sampanthan, requesting the southern political forces not to criticize the TNA's Northern Provincial Council manifestoes with malicious intentions, said the TNA did not have any intention to harm the integrity of the country.
He explained that the manifesto has been prepared in a manner to ensure the dignity of the minorities while upholding the integrity of the country.
"We also want a political settlement to the Tamil question, which should be durable and ensure the dignity of the Tamils. We are for the unity of the country. We don't want the country to be divided. Therefore, the political forces that cannot understand the political aspirations of the Tamils should not mislead the people in the South," the TNA Leader said.