Majority in Tamil Nadu favours backing LTTE: Poll

Wednesday, 01 April 2009, 14:52 IST   |    15 Comments
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New Delhi: A majority of people in Tamil Nadu want the government to support the outlawed Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in Sri Lanka, according to an opinion poll. Asked if the government should support the LTTE in Sri Lanka, 66 percent respondents said yes, the NDTV said in a release Tuesday, revealing the findings of the opinion survey. On the political front, the survey showed that Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi of DMK and Leader of Opposition J. Jayalalitha of AIADMK are in a neck-to-neck race to be the next chief minister, with 41 percent and 40 percent respondents backing them respectively. The poll was part of an all-India, state-wise NDTV-GFK Mode poll to understand the key concerns of the voters.
Source: IANS