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Whats up Indias sleeve?

By S Akurugoda, Melbourne, Australia

It is reported that the establishment of two Consulates General of India in Jaffna and Hambantota was formalised last week with the Exchange of Notes between Foreign Secretary C.R. Jayasinghe and High Commissioner Ashok K. Kantha, the Indian High Commissioner in Colombo.

The Consular district of the proposed Consulate General of India in Jaffna would cover the five districts of the Northern Province of Sri Lanka, namely, Jaffna, Kilinochchi, Mullaitivu, Vavuniya and Mannar. The Consular district of the proposed Consulate General of India in Hambantota would cover the districts of Galle, Matara, Hambantota and Moneragala. These Consulates Generals are in addition to the existing Indias High Commissioner in Colombo and its Assistant High Commissioner in Kandy. It has also been agreed, according the media reports, that expansion of the Consular districts of the proposed Consulates General could also be considered subsequently.

As per another media report, a special envoy from Indian government is set to visit Sri Lanka in September. According to Asian Tribune, this envoy, who is specially deputed to solve the Tamil issue, may become a permanent diplomatic fixture in Indo-Lanka relations.

Indo-Lanka relations deteriorated as never before after 1977, mainly due to the short-sighted policies adopted by the then UNP government. The book Assignment Colombo by J.N. Dixit, the former Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka (1985-1989), out lining his version of the story, tells us how and why the Indian government went all out to coerce Sri Lanka into submission.

Firstly, India trained Tamil Terrorists and launched a terrorist war against the Sri Lankan people. Secondly, when the Sri Lankan security forces were about to destroy the terrorists, Indian cargo planes invaded Sri Lankas air space undermining her sovereignty, and almost forced Sri Lanka President JR Jayewardene (JRJ) to invite Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi to sign an agreement and to accept the accommodation of Indian military on Sri Lanka soil under the name of IPKF. JRJ had no alternative but to give in to India and to sign the document hurriedly prepared and enforced by the Tamil separatist groups including the LTTE. The JRJ-Rajiv agreement thus signed led to make both Sinhala and Tamil official languages and to establish Provincial Councils (PC) or a Federal system of government.

India became the first country, since independence, to interfere blatantly in the internal affairs of Sri Lanka through its High Commissioner J. N. Dixit.

Provincial Councils set up under Indo-Lanka agreement are, in effect, State Governments with Governors representing the Central Government in all but name, Chief ministers, Ministers with wide powers (even more than those exercised by State governments of India).

The Sri Lanka Government has now agreed with India to strengthen the 13th Amendment fully and to create a Second Chamber under it called Credible Solution to an unidentified problem. As per an article in last week issue of Rivira, the governments allocation for maintaining PCs has gone up from Rs. 90m (1989) to Rs. 60,000m. The cost is expected to soar, since the PC members are also demanding pensions, ministers are demanding privileges, grants and staff comparable to those of their counterparts in the government. Although the President has declined to grant pensions for the time being, he may have to give in to those demands if PCs are to be vested with powers (including police, land) as stipulated in the 13th Amendment at the behest of India. The powers once devolved, especially along ethnic lines, will be irreversible and, if an attempt is made to reverse them, the consequences will be disastrous.

India unsuccessfully tried its best to stop security operations against the LTTE by sending its Foreign Secretary and National Defence Advisor during the final stages of war. Now that the LTTE is no more, India is trying to further its interests by political means. The appointment of Consulates Generals to cover administrative districts and special envoys to assess the progress of the so-called Tamil Issue etc are part of a plan aimed at achieving this goal.

S. Akurugoda

Published in Island, Monday, 23 August 2010 URL : http://www.island.lk/index.php?page_cat=article-details&page=article-details&code_title=4999

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