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Street named after Tamil student shot dead by police

A street has been named after one of the two Tamil Jaffna University students who were shot dead by Sri Lankan police officers earlier this year. 

Twenty-four year old Sulakshan was killed along side his friend and fellow arts student, Nadarasa Kajan on October 20th by officers, prompting widespread protests and call for an inquiry into the shooting. 

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The street, named 'Sulakshan Veethi' (Sulakshan Street), was opened by TNA MPs Mavai Senathirajah and MA Sumanthiran. 

 

 

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