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Boycott Srilanka Campaign at Chennai

[MISC, Wednesday, 13 July 2011 07:31 No Comment]

(TruthDive) A group of young people assembled at Express avenue on Sunday morning with banners and placards marking a visible campaign to boycott Srilankan products in Chennai

After the release of UN Report on genocide in Srilanka Many youth groups in Tamil Nadu have spontaneously come up and are organising campaigns against the Srilankan Government. Apart from the known political parties such as MDMK, Naam Thamizhar, PMK, VCK etc various human rights organisations have stepped in to register their protest in public.

Many organisation have expressed anger on the calculated silence of the Indian Government about the genocide in Srilanka. However they stage protest only against the Srilankan Government. These youngsters organize peaceful demonstrations for the specific purpose of bringing attention on the Srilankan genocide of Tamils.

Two weeks ago thousands of people assembled at Marina beach with candle lights paying their respect to those Tamils who were killed by the Srilankan army. There are many online petitions and campaigns by the groups which have reached millions of people all over the world.

The BoycotSrilanka.com banners displayed at Express avenue at Chennai showed the following message

Check the label
Protect Human Rights
Boycot Srilanka
Products
Cricket
Airlines
Services
Tourism

Those who assembled at the busy Express Avenue showed good response to the campaign and many people enquired about the shops where the Srilankan goods were sold.

The organizers have reported that the campaign shall be carried out in all other cities in India very soon.

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