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Sri Lanka says India never raised Katchatheevu issue after BJP rakes up dispute ahead of LS polls

COLOMBO, APRIL 2: Sri Lanka's Cabinet has not discussed the Katchatheevu issue so far as it was never raised, a Government spokesman said here on Tuesday, after India's ruling BJP blamed the Congress Party for ceding the tiny island to Colombo in 1974. "The Cabinet did not discuss it as it was never raised", Bandula Gunawardena, the Cabinet spokesman and Minister of Information told reporters here today. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday cited a media report to assert that new facts reveal that the Congress party "callously" gave away...
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