Karuna visits Batticaloa
[TamilNet, Wednesday, 16 July 2008, 01:12 GMT]
The leader of Thamil Makkal Viduthali Puligal (TMVP) Vinayagamoorthy Muralitharan, alias Karuna, visited Batticaloa Tuesday and met TMVP operatives at the office in Meenagam, sources in Batticaloa said.
Several members of TMVP in Ampaarai and Batticaloa districts, councilors of Eastern Provincial Council (EPC), and members of local council were present at this meeting.
While stating that TVMP will continue to work with the Government of Sri Lanka (GOSL), Karuna thanked the people who voted for TVMP during the recent EPC elections.
Sri Lanka Army ( SLA) troopers and Special Task Force (STF) commandos provided heavy security around the TMVP office.
Eastern Province Chief Minister Pilayan and his supporters did not participate in the meeting.