Agitation planned across Tamil Nadu districts against Sri Lanka

[TamilNet, Sunday, 11 June 2006, 14:07 GMT]
Tamileelam Supporters' Co-ordination Committee (TSCC), based in Myloapore, Chennai, in a communique issued Sunday said that wide spread protests being organized in Chennai and other capitals of Tamil Nadu districts on 16 June calling all parties to join hands to condemn the attacks by the "Sinhala army on Eelam Tamils," and to raise voices exposing the plight of the Tamil refugees fleeing the NorthEast seeking sanctuary in Tamil Nadu.

The TSCC communique said that the protesters will place the following demands on the Government of India.

  • An All party committee of the Members of Parliament of India should be sent immediately to find out the real situation in the Tamil Areas of Sri Lanka and to console the affected Tamils.
  • The Sinhala leaders have been allowed to meet the Indian Prime Minister frequently. But the representatives of the Eelam Tamils have never been given such an opportunity. A Delegation of the Tamil Members of the Sri Lankan Parliament should be allowed to meet the Prime Minister of India.


The TSCC release listed the following Tamil activists and Tamil Nadu politicians to be involved in co-ordinating the protest efforts in different Tamil Nadu district capitals:

  • Chennai
    Co-ordinators:
    • PMK Convener Dr Ramadas
    • Marxist Periyarist Socialist Party General Secretary Aanaimuthu,
    • Viduthalai Siruthaigal General Secretary Thirumavalavan,
    • Moovendar Munnetra Kazhagam President Sethuraman,
    • Tamil Tamilar Iyakkam President Thiyagu,
    • Periyar Dravidar Kazhagam General Secretary Viduthalai Rasendran,
    • Tamilaga Odukapattor Viduthalai Munnani General Secretary, Pozhilan,
    • PMK President G. K. Mani, Tamilar Desiya Iyakkam General Secretary, Soundararajan
  • Madurai
    Co-ordinators:
    • MDMK General Secretary, Vaiko,
    • Tamilar Desiya Iyakkam Treasurer Manikam
  • Salem
    Co-ordinators:
    • Periyar Dravidar Kazhagam President T. S. Mani,
    • Tamil Desiya Katchi General Secretary Ilamuruganar
  • Thanjavur
    Co-ordinators:
    • Tamil Desha Pothuvudaimai Katchi General Secretary, P P. Maniarasan,
    • Tamilar Desiya Iyakkam General Secretary, C. Murugesan
  • Coimbatore
    Co-ordinators:
    • Periyar Dravidar Kazhagam General Secretary, Ramakrishnan,
    • Tamilar Desiya Iyakkam District President Gandhi
  • Sivagangai
    Co-ordinators:
    • Uzhaikum Makkal Viduthalai Iyakkam President Melgiyor,
    • Tamilar Desiya Iyakkam General Secretary., Parandaman

     

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