Batticaloa Muslims demonstrate against electoral violence

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 24 March 2004, 14:28 GMT]
The Muslim United People Front organised a demonstration in front of the Periya Pallivasal (Mosque) in Batticaloa town Wednesday, sources in the town said.

Demonstrators chanted slogans demanding an end to violence, and called upon all parties to respect democratic values, free and fair elections.

The Police didn't allow the organisers to stage the demonstration in front of the District Secretariat of Batticaloa as scheduled.

The Mosque is located close to the District Secretariat.

 

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