The All India Anti Terrorist Front (AIATF) has decided to present the `Rajiv Gandhi` award to Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa for eradicating terrorism.
Sri Lankan High Commissioner in Delhi C.R Jayasinghe confirmed that he was informed by the Chairman of the All India Anti Terrorist Front (AIATF) M S Bitta over this award this morning during a special discussion with him.
`Sri Lanka has ended 35 years of terrorism within a month. It has set a unique precedent for other countries facing the ugly menace of terrorism,` Bitta has told the High Commissioner.
Bitta has said that a 15-member delegation of his organistaion will visit Sri Lanka within a fortnight and present the `Rajiv Gandhi` award to President Rajapaksa for his brave effort.
According to the AIATF the killing of Prabhakaran four days before the 18th death anniversary of Rajiv Gandhi is a big gift to India.