Jaffna gets ready for sixth Tamil Resurgence Convention

[TamilNet, Thursday, 29 September 2005, 15:00 GMT]
All roads in Jaffna district will lead to University Grounds Friday September 30 where the Tamil Resurgence Convention, is to be held. This is sixth in the series of such conferences held in recent months, first Vavuniya, second in Batticaloa, next in Killinochchi, fourth in Mullaitivu and fifth held at Mannar Wednesday.

The objective of the convention is to reaffirm the declaration proclaimed at Vavuniya convention appealing to the international community to recognize the self-determination rights of the Tamil speaking people in the northeast province, sources said.

Students of Vadamaradchchi division Thursday held a procession from Nelliyady central market. Another procession of students organized by VVT Peoples Union and VVT Youths Organization began from Valvettithurai junction towards Jaffna university grounds with pots in hands, shouting slogans, sources said.

Pocket meetings and discussions are being held in several parts of the Jaffna district to organize people to attend the Tamil resurgence

Meanwhile, Mr.R.Sampanthan and Mr.K.Thurairatnasingham, Trincomalee district Tamil National Alliance (TNA) parliamentarians have invited Tamil activists and leading citizens in the east port town for consultative meeting on October 2 in Trincomalee to decide the date for the final Tamil Resurgence Convention to be held in Trincomalee, sources said.

 

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