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Resettled Muslims in Jaffna fast against SL negligence

[TamilNet, Thursday, 10 March 2011 08:49 No Comment]

Muslims resettled in Jaffna city entered into a fasting protest in rotation on Tuesday, against SL negligence in providing basic facilities for their living. Around 100 Muslims of Puthiya Choanaka Theru sat fasting for the second day and they were joined with the Muslims of Pommai Ve’li, an adjacent suburb in low-lying land. Sometimes back, resettled Muslims of Mannaar too, facing similar difficulties, made protests.

The SL government thoroughly failed in providing the basic facilities to people resettled after 20 years and the responsibility of the SL ministers ended with just taking photographs, the Jaffna Muslims accused.

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