SLA bans re-telecast of Tamil Nadu TV in Jaffna
[TamilNet, Tuesday, 17 February 2009, 00:03 GMT]
Sri Lanka Army (SLA) officers in charge of their camps in Jaffna peninsula have ordered the cable TV operators not to re-telecast programs of Makkal TV from Tamil Nadu, civil society sources in Jaffna said. The recent news reports in Makkal TV on the present Vanni situation, and the TV's political analysis segments have irked the SLA hierarchy resulting in the ban, sources added.
Jaffna residents currently watch re-telecast versions of Kalaignar TV, Jeya TV, Sun TV and Makkal TV.
Makkal TV is popular among the people for its coverage of issues of Eezham Tamils.