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Three Lankan Tea Board researchers forced to leave TN

Three Sri Lankan researchers were forced to leave Coonoor near here in the early hours of Thursday following pro-Tamil outfits’ plans to stage demonstrations, police said.

The three researchers in Tea Board of Sri Lanka, were part of an eight-member foreign delegation to attend a three-month International training programme on tea manufacturing and quality maintenance and were staying in a hotel for the last two months, police said.

Learning about their stay, some pro-Tamil outfits announced their plans to stage demonstrations in front of the Tea Board of India office, the joint organisers of the programme, this morning, sources said.
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