Apr 26, 2017

A hartal in north-east tomorrow Featured

The Tamil People’s Council, led by north chief minister C.V. Vigneswaran, is to hold a hartal in the northern and eastern provinces tomorrow.

The objective of the hartal is to demand solutions to problems of the displaced and to remove military camps from the land belonging to the civilians.

TNA MP M.A. Sumanthiran has said that they would support the protest action.

Muslim parties, too support

The SLMC, led by minister Rauff Hakeem, and All Ceylon Muslim Congress headed by minister Risath Bathiudeen, have extended support for the hartal.

Bathiudeen has said that his party was agreeable to the demands.

Meanwhile, the Vavuniya traders association is yet to decide whether to support the hartal.