Colombo, Jaffna, Peace and Conflict, Politics and Governance

Lionel Bopage: Evolution of the LTTE and Prabhakaran’s role in the Tamil nationalist struggle

Lionel Bopage speaks on the evolution of the Liberation of Tamil Tigers Eelam (LTTE) and Prabharakan’s role in making the outfit what it is today. Lionel Bopage was a former General Secretary of the JVP and was involved with the party since 1968 until his resignation in 1984.

Other related contributions by Lionel Bopage to Groundviews can be found here.

See also Prabakaran’s Role in Tamil National Struggle: Interview with Shanthi Sachithanandan.

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  • Bala

    There, finally I see a man really thinks with the head and says the way it is, what Tamils have been saying for years in Sri Lanka. The so called former militants turn politician (A.K.A moderate Tamils) knows very well their livelihood depends on the success of the LTTE ,militarily. if LTTE some how out of the picture SL will not need the help of Traitors as one of them found out while locked in London.