The so-called IndianTamil of Sri Lanka were brought there by the British in the 19th and 20th centuries as workers on the tea estates, and they have been regarded as foreigners by the other ethnic groups.
12.08.2012 ... commenting on this movement to keep the S. Indian cultural invasions out of Jaffna wrote: “Today in Sri Lanka a movement to foster Tamil language in every aspect independent of IndianTamil is gaining popularity.
22.10.2012 [Eurasia Review] - During a conversation with an IndianTamil LTTE supporter the IndianTamil explained why Tamil Nadu politicians support LTTE. A quote from a IndianTamil in Chennai “Our main purpose of supporting LTTE for Eelaam is to establish a foothold and a
18.10.2012 [Eurasia Review] - Let us also note that the IndianTamil population in Malaysia was brought in as labor by the British just as was the case in Sri Lanka. Not surprising Tamil Nadu's M Karunanidhi came to the “rescue” of the Malaysian Tamils. However, the Malaysian
24.09.2012 [Deccan Herald] - It must however be sternly disabused, as all other IndianTamil groups, that Tamil Nadu cannot run India's foreign policy vis-à-vis Sri Lanka on the basis of 'Tamil sentiment.' The attempt to block president Rajapaksa's visits to Delhi, where he met
15.10.2012 [Sri Lanka Guardian] - The TNA has to study how the Muslim community and the so-called IndianTamil community have found their place within Sri Lanka, without sacrificing the identity or communal rights. The time for confrontational politics was over with the defeat of the LTTE.
18.10.2012 [Oneindia Tamil] - hi Tamil brothers and sisters, I request that Don't believe SEEMAAN and other indiantamil supporters . they all in need of Srilankan Tamil / eelam's funds. Our leader is always with us. Don't trust anyone in this regards. What SEEMAN did, you just think and act
26.10.2012 In the latter stages of the Kandyan kingdom, the Nayakkar royal family and much of the aristocracy were of South IndianTamil origin – many of whom signed the Kandyan Convention in Tamil. Indeed, such was the hold of the ...