General shut down in East against dividing NorthEast

[TamilNet, Monday, 08 January 2007, 20:51 GMT]
People of Batticaloa and Amparai district staged a general shut down Monday condemning the Sri Lankan Government's decision of dividing North and East and demanding the immediate stoppage of killing civilians and carrying out aerial bombing and other attacks on civilians by Sri Lankan Forces.

Batti protest
Batti protest


Government departments, banks and schools in Batticaloa, Kattankudy, Kaluwanchikkudy, Chenkalady, and Valaichchenai and in Kokkaddichcholai and Karadiyanaru in LTTE controlled area remained closed. The public transports came to a standstill as the Batticaloa, Kattankudy, Kaluwanchikkudy, Eravur and Valaichchenai Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) depots were closed.

Even though all the government departments and banks in Kalmunai, Karaithivu, Sainthamaruthu and Akkaraippattu in the Tamil and Muslim areas in Amparai district remained closed, the shops were kept open. However, the streets were seen deserted as many people kept indoor.

 

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