10 arrested over attempt to burn Sirisena’s effigy
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10 arrested over attempt to burn Sirisena’s effigy

April 4, 2015   10:26 am

Indian police took into custody 10 persons belonging to the Tamilaga Vazhvurimai Katchi in Kumbakonam on Friday who attempted to burn an effigy of Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena.

The protest was staged over Sirisena’s recent comments that Tamil Nadu fishermen would be arrested if they cross over into Sri Lankan waters for fishing, The Hindu reported.

The protesters led by party’s Thanjavur North district secretary Selvam who tried to burn an effigy of Mr. Sirisena near the Uchi Pillayar shrine as a protest against Sri Lankan President.

Speakers at the protest demonstration recalled that Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wikramasinghe too had said the same thing in the past.

 

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