Tamil-Nation:This refer to about 40 percent of land of sri lanka and about 60 percent coastal area of current north and east of the country once known as ceylon form 1815-1948 under British rule. Now having 3-4 million population ,with war for tamil eelam liberation sending about million people abroad scattered around the world. Before that it was know as Jaffna Kingdom under Dutch and Portugese who ruled for more than 300 years before that without annexing Jaffna Kingdom and Kandian 9sinhalese)kingdom ,which was done under British for administrative purposes under one rule . Tamileelam or Tamil nation existed as a Jaffna kingdom for more than 3000 years .History records that whole of ceylon had roads with tamil names for millennium even during british colonial rule form north to south. There is a famous hindu temple i south cooastal area of ceylon,now called sri lanka since 1972 worshipped by sinhalese buddists as well.Tamils of srilanka voted for self determination of tamilnation in 1976 when the whole of tamils of eelam were participated before the racial riots in 1983 more than 3000 tamils died.
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by cccv June 30, 2009
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Tamil nation: It refers to people of tamil eelam,north and east of ceylon ,now called sri lanka.Tamils had their Jafna Kingdom untill the british brought tamil nation under one rule with sinhalese nation called Kandian kingodm. A substantial number of Peope of tamil eelam are scattered worldwide as well for the past 3 decades in cluding north and east of ceylon.
Tamil Nation: Just like Scots called Scottich nation or palestinians called Palestinean state.,eelam tamils of sri lanka called themselves part of tamil nation wherever they live.See website,www.tamilnation.org
by limat August 26, 2009