Colombo: The Indian policy on Sri Lanka in the 1980s, the formative years of the LTTE, provided encouragement to the separatist group, a new book has claimed. The book, 'Gota's War', talks about India's "covert" role in LTTE's growth as the outfit carried out frequent terrorist strikes in the island.
The book authored by C A Chandraprema was launched on Monday in the presence of president Mahinda Rajapaksa.
It delves into the history of the Tamil separatism waged by the LTTE and the ground swell of support it gained emanating from policy flaws of the successive administrations.
It also credits, Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, the President's younger brother for military victory which crushed the northern terror group....more
04:54 PM, May 15, 2012