Samy expresses ire over Karunanidhi snub

January 10th, 2008 - 7:45 pm ICT by admin  

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New Delhi, Jan.10 (ANI): Visiting Malaysian Minister S. Samy Vellu attempted to meet Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi thrice, and failed.
“I believe he felt slighted that I did not defend him when Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department, Datuk Seri Mohammad Nazri Abdul Aziz, told him off and asked him not to interfere in the internal affairs of Malaysia in the aftermath of Hindraf’s illegal demonstration,” Vellu suggested.
Vellu said what Nazri said was to safeguard the good name of the country, and added that he was unhappy with Karunanidhi’s attitude.
Samy Vellu, who is Malaysia’s Works Minister, was quoted by The Star as saying that the bilateral relationship between Malaysia and India would not be affected by allegations made by the Hindu Rights Action Force (HINDRAF) in November last year.
He added that he would explain the situation to Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Foreign Minister Pranab Mukherjee. (ANI)

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