45 arrested in India protesting against CHOGM

Monday, 04 November 2013 - 19:49

45+arrested+in+India+protesting+against+CHOGM

 

As many 45 persons belonging to different pro-Tamil outfits were arrested today for attempting to picket trains and bus-stands in nearby Tirupur and Udhagamandalam, demanding that India should not participate in the CHOGM scheduled in Sri Lanka this month.

Twelve workers of Adi Tamilar Katchi attempted to barge into the Tirupur Railway Station but were prevented by police, before they could reach the track, police said.

Similarly 15 activists of Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi were arrested, when they attempted to stage rail roko, while 18 workers of Naam Tamizhar Katchi workers were arrested for attempting to stage picketing near Charing Cross in Udhgamandalam, police said.



Hiru Dharma Pradeepaya at Buddhangala Aranya Senasana
Saturday, 04 July 2020 - 8:05

The Hiru Dharma Pradeepaya programme is presently taking place at the historic Buddhangala Aranya Senasana to mark Esala Full Moon Poya Day.It began with... Read More

Hospitalized Covid-19 patients fall below 200
Saturday, 04 July 2020 - 7:45

With the finding of two more Covid-19 infected who are arrivals from Madagascar and the Maldives, the total cases in the country has now risen to 2,069.A... Read More

Five-member committee to examine two Colombo Port terminals
Saturday, 04 July 2020 - 7:29

President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa has appointed a five-member committee to examine into and report on the concerns regarding the development of the Jaya and... Read More