News: Pondy to observe ‘bandh’ on Feb 4.

A dawn-to-dusk bandh would be observed here for the cause of Sri Lankan Tamils as in the adjoining Tamil Nadu on February 4.

A resolution to this effect was adopted at a meeting of various political parties and organisations here today.

It was also decided to form the Sri Lankan Tamils Protection Movement under the presidentship of Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi Organising Secretary Paavanan.

The meeting also resolved to organise a black flag rally in Puducherry on February 7 for the same cause.

Leaders of the CPI, PMK, MDMK, VCK, RJD, NCP, BSP, Tamizhar Desiya Iyyakkam, Chenthamiz Iyyakkam, Thanthai Periyar Dravidar Kazhagam, Lok Janshakti and Federation for People’s Rights participated in the meeting held at the CPI headquarters in Puducherry.

UNI / 02.02.2009.

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