Demonstrators led by the TNA gathered in Kilinochchi on Thursday to protest the ongoing military occupation of Tamil homelands and to demand the establishment of Tamils’ right to life.
Convening outside the Kilinochchi Divisional Secretariat, protesters chanted:
“Army! Leave Tamil lands now!” “Are Tamil lands High Security Zones?” “Let us live freely in our lands!” “Free Tamil political prisoners!”
Along with TNA MPs and Councillors, prominent participants included leader of the Democratic People’s Front Mano Ganesan, Colombo Municipal Councillor Baskara, and former MP and current secretary-general of the TNPF Selvarajah Kajendren, reports Uthayan.