JVP, SLFP march in support of SL President

[TamilNet, Friday, 07 November 2003, 18:24 GMT]
Leaders of the Marxist and Sinhala Nationalist Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP), the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), Buddhist monks and thousands of party activists and supporters Friday held a demonstration march in downtown Colombo under the Patriotic National Movement (PNM) banner, supporting President Chadrika Kumaratunga’s decision to take over key ministries of the United National Front government in the wake of the submission of the Interim Self Governing Authority (ISGA) proposals by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, sources said.

JVP-SLFP march
JVP propaganda secretary Wimal Weerawansa, Ven.Elle Gunawanse Threa, and former Sri Lankan cricket star, Arjuna Ranatunge leading the march


The demonstration started from the Sri Jayawardenapura Parliament Juntion and head through Borella Juntion to Borella Cambal parck and held demonstratioly.

The JVP’s propaganda secretary, Wimal Weerawansa, Ven. Elle Gunawanse Thera, Former Sri Lankan cricket star, Arjuna Ranatunge, and other JVP parliamentarian marched under the banner of the Patriotic National Movement. Supporters shouted slogans and said that the President took over the three cabinet ministries under her control to safeguard the country’s security.








JVP-SLFP march
Buddhist Monks marching.




JVP-SLFP march
JVP parliamentarians and leaders shouting slogans and marching




JVP-SLFP march
Party supporters marching




JVP-SLFP march
A PNM supporter holding the Sri Lankan flag aloft and marching.

 

Latest 15 Reports
12.07.18 12:22   Photo
Genocidal Sri Lanka seizes ancient coastal hamlet of Tamil-speaking aborigines in Trincomalee
11.07.18 18:20  
Collaborationist sections of TNA lose significance, Wigneswaran holds key to unified Tamil polity
10.07.18 21:53  
SL Military Intelligence recommences recruitment of notorious ex-paramilitary operatives
09.07.18 22:30   Photo
Antiquities Ordinance used to justify Sinhalicisation of 48 locations in Mullaiththeevu
08.07.18 19:06   Photo
TNPF protests against Colombo's move to militarise Jaffna Fort
07.07.18 19:56   Photo
SL Police in Champoor blocks remembrance of Tamils massacred by SL military
06.07.18 23:17  
Jaffna University silent to Colombo's pressure, motives behind Fort excavation questioned
05.07.18 23:49  
Tamils need native movements to confront Colombo-centric environmental exploitations
04.07.18 20:29  
Geneva-based human rights regime is big disappointment: Tamil political prisoners
03.07.18 23:39   Photo
Source files from one of digital cameras witnessing 2009 genocide released to public domain
02.07.18 22:55   Photo
Macro-level approach needed to confront genocidal land grab in Mullaiththeevu
01.07.18 10:20  
Champoor Tamils experience trauma as Colombo trains marine forces in occupied Moothoor East
30.06.18 22:08   Photo
Colombo accelerates delinking of Tamil-speaking demographic contiguity in North-East
29.06.18 23:05   Photo
Sinhala colonisation chokes off territorial contiguity of Tamil homeland at Thennai-maravadi
28.06.18 23:38  
Sinhalas have come in big way, as opening of Kandyan Kingdom: Rt Rev Jebanesan
 
Find this article at:
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=10390