Uprising in Jaffna gains momentum

Mobilisation towards ‘Ezhuka Thamizh’ uprising in Jaffna gains momentum

[Thu, 22 Sep 2016, 22:26 GMT]

Governor and Chief Minister WigneswaranGrassroots organisations, academics and students of University of Jaffna, business community, religious leaders involved in civil activism and various political parties voicing for the rights of Eezham Tamils are extending their support to the public rally named ‘Ezhuka Thamizh’ (Let Tamil rise up) to take place in Jaffna on Saturday. Despite the deviatory sections of the TNA hierarchy, led by M.A. Sumanthiran and Opposition Leader R. Sampanthan, have been fully busy with causing obstacles to the move taken forward by the Tamil People’s Council (TPC), the mobilisation has gained support from the people on the ground, activists close to the organisers said. Full story >>