EPRLF releases election manifesto in Jaffna
[TamilNet, Sunday, 21 March 2010, 18:03 GMT]
Eelam People’s Revolutionary Front (EPRLF) released its election manifesto Sunday around 10:00 a.m in a press meet at EPRLF Pathmanaba faction office on Hospital Road in Jaffna, sources in Jaffna said. EPRLF and People’s Liberation Organization of Tamil Eelam (PLOTE) are jointly contesting in Jaffna and Vavuniyaa districts in the forthcoming parliamentary election. The EPRLF election manifesto was released by Sritharan, the leader of EPRLF Varathar faction. A political solution based on the right to self- determination in the Tamil provinces, creating a true democratic atmosphere and implementing speedy economic development are the main propaganda aspects mentioned in the manifesto.
Ways should be found to develop the Tamil areas, to make Tamils prosperous and to bring in the resources of expatriates in western countries, the manifesto said.
It further declared that EPRLF-PLOTE joint front will help getting assistance from India and other international countries.
The resettlement of Valikaamam North IDPs in their own places and relief projects for women widowed in the war are also mentioned in the election manifesto.
The candidates of EPRLF-PLOTE contesting Jaffna electorate were present at the press briefing.