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Tamil Tragedy in Sri Lanka and Contradictory Strategy by India: I
V. R. Krishna Iyer
Economic and Political Weekly
Vol. 23, No. 28 (Jul. 9, 1988), pp. 1417-1419
Published by: Economic and Political Weekly
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/4378729
Page Count: 3
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The Sri Lanka Constitution does not vest in the Indian prime minister the power to direct the Tamil citizens of Sri Lanka to accept the India-Sri Lanka accord and surrender arms or die. This is the concern of the government of Sri Lanka vis-a-vis its citizens. By what magic of law can the Indian army become the Lankan civil authority and be bound by any accountability in that country?
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