Protest against Independence celebration in Jaffna
Northern Provincial Council member M.K. Sivajilingam led group of people protested in front of Old Park in Jaffna against the independence celebration.
They staged the protest calling for observing the Independence Day as a black day.
They protested as Mr. Sivajilingam was not permitted to enter the Jaffna District Secretariat premises. to interrupt, where the celebration had been underway.
Other PC members such as Ananthi Sasitharan and Sarveswaran and some relatives of the enforced disappeared persons took part in the protest.
The protesters raised their voices demanding the government to reveal the truth of those who had been reported missing, to release all the political prisoners, to release all the lands occupied by the military forces.
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