JVP yesterday received a heavy blow to its fund raising on the
international front as its branch in Japan, which had poured in
billions of rupees, severed all connections with the party over the
ousting of Wimal Weerawansa and ten other MPs along with a large
number of party members.
"Our comrades in Japan had directed all money they earned to the party
fund. They were under orders to send their pay-packets home and were
allowed only to keep a meager sum for subsistence. We funded all
elections except for ...
Rahul Gandhi, left, speaks with his mother and Congress party
President Sonia Gandhi, center, as Indian Prime Minister Manmohan
Singh, right, looks on, during a ceremony to mark the 17th death
anniversary of former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, in New
Delhi, India, Wednesday, May 21, 2008. Rajiv Gandhi was killed by a
Tamil Tiger suicide bomber while campaigning for his Congress party in
southern India in 1991. (AP)
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