Sri Lankan Tamil party to stage a protest against government circular on land

Oct 16, Colombo: Sri Lanka’s major Tamil constituent Tamil National Alliance (TNA) has planned to stage a protest fast tomorrow in Vavuniya town of Northern Province.

The fast is aimed to protest the government’s plans to re-register all land in the Northern and Eastern Provinces.

All parliamentarians of the TNA are expected to participate in the fast, a spokesman of the alliance said.

The Tamil United Liberation Front (TULF) and the People’s Liberation Organization of Tamil Ealam (PLOTE) are also to take part in the protest, sources say.

The protest will be held in Vavuniya Urban Council grounds.

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