Karuna (Pic courtesy Al Jazeera)

Vinayagamoorthi Muralitharan alias Karuna Amman who was a deputy minister of the previous government has decided to join the Tamil United Liberation Front (TULF) led by senior politician V. Anandasangaree.

Karuna Amman had also been given a rank in the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) as a vice president. Karuna Amman said that the decision was taken just to serve the Tamil community on a broader framework and the opportunities for his purpose were minimum in the SLFP.  TULF sources claimed that the party has invited several parties, including Muralitharan, to join with them to address the issues of the Tamil community.