Federation for People’s Rights (FPR) organized a demonstration on 12.02.2010, at 10 am, near Swadesi Mill, Puducherry, pressing the Government to consider the Central Jail prisoners reasonable demands and end the on to death fast struggle of prisoners. The relatives of the Jail inmates participated in the demonstration in huge number. The demonstration was presided over by the FPR Secretary G.Sugumaran.
The prisoners are undergoing onto death struggle for the past 4 days at the Central Prison, Kalapet, Puducherry. The prisoner’s demands to provide pure drinking water, proper water supply for the latrines, cut shot the distance in the visitor’s interview room to speak and interact with the relatives closely, parole leave without discrimination and delay and premature release of lifers who have completed 7 years imprisonment.
Various political party and social organization leaders including Village Panchayat Presidents Coordinating Federation’s Vice President G.A.Jaganathan, Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Party’s Organising Secretary Su.Paavanan, Bahujan Samaj Party’s Organiser C.Murthy, All India Forward Bloc General Secretary U.Muthu, Lok Jana Sakthi Party’s President Puratchivendan, Manitha Neya Makkal Katchi Secretary M.A.Asraf @ Ragamathulla, Tamilnadu Muslim Munnetra Kazahagam President A.Abdul Rasak Khan, Vice President Abubakkar, Marxist Periyar Communist Party’s President Thirunavakarasu, Puducherry Students’ Federation Convener Sathish @ Saminathan, Makkal Vizhipunarchi Iyakkam Secretary Saravanan are participated in the demo and spoke. More than 200 people were attended the demonstration.