Hindu rights leader from Malaysia meets AdvaniApril 2nd, 2008 - 5:51 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) The Hindu Rights Action Force (HINDRAF) of Malaysia has urged the Leader of the Opposition L.K. Advani to urge the government so that an all-party delegation is sent there to look into the plight of Hindus there. HINDRAF Chairperson P. Waytha Moorthy called on Advani at his home here late Tuesday and was with him for over half an hour, said Advani’s personal staff.
Moorthy told IANS: “I asked him to urge the government to send a discreet high-powered cross-party delegation to see for itself the plight of the Hindus in Malaysia. He has promised to take this up with the government and send a delegation soon.
“I asked him to speak to the Malaysian government to secure the release of five of our top office-bearers who are being detained without any trial under the Internal Security Act. He was surprised when I described to him the suppression and oppression we have undergone there in last 50 years.
“We are meeting other leaders also to build pressure on the Indian government.”
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