The demands made by the Sri Lankan Tamils were as follows:
To recognise Tamil language as an official language.
Regional autonomy
Equality of opportunities in securing education and jobs.....
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The demandsĀ  raised by the Sri Lankan Tamils were:
*To recognize Tamil as the official language.
*For regional autonomy and equality of opportunity in securing education and jobs.
*To form an independent Tamil Eelam in northern and eastern parts of Sri Lanka.

But their demands were repeatedly denied by the Sinhalas and soon it turned into a civil war.

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