Vasan condemns killing of Tamil students in Jaffna

Tamil Maanila Congress president G.K. Vasan on Thursday expressed grief over the fatal shooting of two Tamil students in Sri Lanka’s Northern Province on October 21.

In a statement, the former Indian minister condemned the police action and called for a fair investigation into the deaths.

The TMC leader said that the Tamil people of Sri Lanka should be assured the same rights that the Sinhala people enjoy.

The Sri Lankan government should take steps to ensure that such incidents are not repeated.

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Cauvery protests continue in Tamil Nadu for second day

Vaiko, Thirumavalavan block train at Egmore; Vasan detained in Thanjavur

Mass rail blockades by Opposition parties and farmers continued for the second day on Tuesday at various places across Tamil Nadu on the Cauvery issue. The police detained Tamil Maanila Congress leader G.K. Vasan and hundreds of farmers for staging protests.

Leading an agitation at the Egmore Railway Station here, MDMK general secretary Vaiko and VCK chief Thol Thirumavalavan, along with several party cadres, including those from the Left parties, blocked an express train.



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