Won’t allow Lanka players in Tamil Nadu for IPL: Jayalalithaa4 min read . Updated: 27 Mar 2013, 12:15 AM IST
Chief minister’s letter to Manmohan Singh poses challenge for diplomacy; move comes days before start of IPL
Chennai/New Delhi: Political rivalry between the two key Dravidian parties in Tamil Nadu over the treatment of Tamils in Sri Lanka cast its shadow over cricket, besides posing a challenge for Indian diplomacy with Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa on Tuesday informing Prime Minister Manmohan Singh that she would not permit cricketers from the island nation to play in the Indian Premier League (IPL) matches in the state.
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