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Wigneswaran congratulates Tamil Nadu chief minister, hopes for action on Eelam struggle

The Chief Minister of the Northern Province in Sri Lanka CV Wigneswaran congratulated J Jayalalitha on her election victory that saw her become Tamil Nadu’s Chief Minister for a second term running.

Congratulating Tamil Nadu’s chief minister, Mr Wigneswaran said,

“I would like to extend my congratulations to J Jayalalitha on becoming the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, once again and I look forward to seeing her assist the Eelam Tamil struggle.”

During her election campaign the AIADMK leader J Jayalalithaa told Tamil Nadu voters that her party would work towards justice for genocide and a separate state where Tamils in Sri Lanka could live with independence and respect.

Jayalalithaa says her party would work for separate Tamil Eelam (24 April 2016)

Jayalalitha’s re-election was the first time in 32 years that Tamil Nadu had chosen to give a consecutive term to one party.

In response to the election results Ms Jayalalitha said,

“I have no other interest in life expect to work for the people of Tamil Nadu.”