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SLMC to join Harthal in north and east today

11 January 2021 04:33 am - 4     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) yesterday requested Muslims in the north and the east to join hands with Tamils staging a Harthal in protest over the demolition of a war memorial at the Jaffna university, party official said yesterday.

The Party’s General Secretary Nizam Kariapper told Daily Mirror that his party had discussed the matter and decided to support the Harthal which is to be staged tomorrow.“we discussed the matter over the phone,”he said . A Harthal is a mass protest involving the shutdown of workplaces and shops.

  Comments - 4

  • Sangaralingham Monday, 11 January 2021 10:06 AM

    Memorial why remove it. THen remove it everywhere forget the past.society decides society must act. Solidarity must excist

    Madness Monday, 11 January 2021 10:08 AM

    Minorities should stick together.

    Borat Monday, 11 January 2021 02:23 PM

    Government trying to create problems with minorities because they are a failure so far only cronies made money . Time to send them home for good

    H Vithanage Tuesday, 12 January 2021 06:16 AM

    What about erecting war memorial in the premises of the mosque where 100 s of Muslims were massacred while they were praying.

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