Aparthedi attitude of India on Tamil refugees

J Mohammed Khan


The quarter century armed civil war in Eelam portion of Sri Lanka has created vast emigration, more than 2 million Tamil people emigrated many countries around the world. Almost, 30 years have passed since the immigration and it continues by the post war impacts and other repressions; the people settled with different living status in many countries including India. Since independence, India’s intrusion also played some significant roles for the Eelam Tamils’ evictions. Soon after the war Sri Lankan government declared that the war in Eelam was over and the LTTE is no more. However, this article is an attempt to bring out the sufferings of Tamil refugees undergoing even today in India compared to refugees from other countries.


Eelam Tamils, Refugee status, Persecution, Repression, Political strategy, Geo-Politics

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