An official release said when Dr Singh telephoned him, the Chief Miinister explained in detail the plight of Tamils and the genocide by the Lankan armed forces. The Chief Minister suggested that the Prime Minister immediately summon the Sri Lankan High Commissioner in Delhi and lodge India's protest against the genocide.
He said the Prime Minister should take all steps for return of peace in Sri Lanka and also ensure that fishermen from Tamil Nadu were not subjected to attacks by the island Navy anymore.
The Prime Minister, who shared his concern and grief, assured the Chief Minister that he would take all steps to address his grievances and demands, the release added.
The Chief Minister had on Sunday, Oct 5, called upon people of Tamil Nadu to send lakhs of Telegrams to the Prime Minister, requesting him to 'intervene immediately and stop the genocide'.