Student boycott classes over shooting

[TamilNet, Monday, 17 July 2000, 21:56 GMT]
Students in Jaffna boycotted classes on Monday to protest against the killing of Sanjeevan Somasunderam, a student of the Jaffna Hindu College by the Sri Lanka Army soldiers on Thursday, 13 July.

Yesterday, all private educational institutions did not function in protest at the killing.

Sanjeevan's funeral took place Monday in the northern town. A large number of people participated in the funeral, said sources.

Meanwhile Jaffna Commander of the SLA convened a meeting today with the school principals, the sources said.

 

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