Prabhakaran is not a terrorist, but a good friend - Karunanidhi.
Good friend M Karunanidhi, Chief minister of Tamilnadu today said that if LTTE terrorist leader gets killed, he will feel sad. Because is Prabhakaran is a good friend of him. Karunanidhi also said that Prabhakran is not a terrorist, but there can be terrorists in LTTE.
Terrorism is different, this is different. He Said. There was only one difference in opinion happened between Karunanidhi and Prabhakaran - Sometime back a journalist threw a question at Prabhakaran that once Eezham realizes, what kind of government it will get. Prabhakaran said that government will not be a democracy, but a dictatorship.
Karunanidhi made these observations during an interview given to NDTV
View the interview here
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi has told NDTV India that LTTE leader Vellupillai Prabakaran is not a terrorist and that he will have “deep regrets” if the Tiger chief is killed during the military operations in Sri Lanka.
“Prabhakaran is my friend and I’m not a terrorist,” NDTV quoted the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister of telling the channel in an exclusive interview.
NDTV quoted Karunanidhi as saying that the LTTE has legitimate goals but use the wrong methods in order to achieve them. He said “some in the LTTE maybe involved in terror.”
However just last February Karunanidhi was critical of the Tiger chief was qouted in the Indian media as saying he was "sick" of the Tigers’ war and that the sympathy towards that movement was dwindling gradually and at one point, it completely vanished.