Stone laid for new monument; Jaffna hunger strike ends

Stone laid for new monument; Jaffna hunger strike ends

The hunger strike which was launched to protest the destruction of the Jaffna war monument has come to an end.

In order to remember those who died in Mullivaikkal during the war in Sri Lanka, a new monument will be constructed at the Jaffna University, in place of the monument that was demolished on Friday (Jan 08).

Parliamentarian Angajan Ramanathan said the foundation stone for the new memorial monument was laid today led by Vice-Chancellor of the University S. Srisatkunarajah and university students.

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