sri lanka: India ‘categorically’ denies stories of sending troops to Sri Lanka – Instances of India



COLOMBO: The Indian Excessive Fee on Wednesday “categorically” denied media stories about New Delhi sending its troops to Colombo, stating that the nation is totally supportive of Sri Lanka’s democracy, stability and financial restoration. Sri Lanka is fighting acute meals and electrical energy shortages, forcing the nation to hunt assist from its neighbours. The financial scenario has led to large protests with calls for for the resignation of Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. “The Excessive Fee wish to categorically deny speculative stories in sections of media & social media about India sending her troops to Sri Lanka. These stories and such views are additionally not consistent with the place of the Govt of India,” the Indian mission mentioned in a Tweet. “The Spokesperson of Ministry of Exterior Affairs of India clearly said yesterday that #India is totally supportive of Sri Lanka’s democracy, stability and financial restoration,” it mentioned in one other tweet. Yesterday, India denied rumours circulating in sections of media and social media that sure Sri Lankan political individuals and their households have fled to India. In view of the present scenario in Sri Lanka, India earlier at the moment mentioned it’s totally supportive of the democracy, stability, and financial restoration of the island nation. Sri Lanka on Tuesday ordered the nation’s armed forces to open fireplace on anybody looting public property or inflicting hurt to others following a day of violent clashes. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa additionally urged individuals to stay calm, and chorus from violence and acts of revenge towards others. Plenty of violent incidents have been reported within the nation after pro-government teams clashed with anti-government protesters on Monday, leaving eight individuals lifeless and over 200 injured. A nationwide curfew was imposed from Monday till Wednesday and the army was deployed to keep up legislation and order. Mahinda Rajapaksa resigned as Sri Lanka’s PM on Monday as violent protests broke out.