Pongu Thamil event in Vavuniya tomorrow

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 23 September 2003, 15:21 GMT]
The preparations for the Pongu Thamil (Tamil upsurge) event in Vavuniya have been completed, and the event will be held at the Vavuniya Urban Council grounds on Wednesday at 2 p.m. The theme of the event is, "We want to live in our own homes. The Sri Lanka Armed forces occupying our homes should go back to their homes. An interim administration with full authority should be created toward a permanent solution for permanent peace. We shall tell the world about our aspirations,” organizers of the event said.

Before the event commences, processions starting at five different locations outside the Vavuniya town will converge on the Vavuniya council grounds.

In a news release Tuesday, the organizing committee of the Pongu Thamil event said that there is “ tremendous public support” for the event, and those working in support of the event include University students and business people.

Pongu Thamil Deco

In the morning, there will be special prayer sessions in all religious places of worship in Vavuniya.

The Vavuniya town has come alive with festive spirit, sources said. Decorations are seen at the three major entrances to the town. The Urban Council grounds are full of lights and decorations with red and yellow flags.

The Sri Lanka police has deployed nearly 600 police personnel around the venue of the Pongu Thamil event, saying they want to guard against any violence as there will be a large gathering of people.

Related Articles:
19.09.03   Vavuniya MP says SLA disrupts Pongu Thamil
11.09.03   Plans for Pongu Thamil in Vavuniya moving ahead
29.08.03   ‘SLA has no authority to prevent students from attending Pon..
27.08.03   SLA says students cannot attend Pongu Thamil in Vavuniya
23.08.03   SL Govt. servants at meeting on Pongu Thamil face SLA action
28.07.03   'Pongu Thamil' event to be held in Vavuniya


Latest 15 Reports
24.04.22 05:44  
தீவின் நெருக்கடிச் சூழலில் ஈழத்தமிழர் தேசம் கடைப்பிடிக்கவேண்டிய நிலைப்பாடுகள்
09.04.22 14:44   Photo
குறிதவறும் ஈழத்தமிழர் தலைமைகளுக்கு வரலாறு தருகின்ற எச்சரிக்கை
21.01.22 07:24   Photo
ஈழத்தமிழர் தேசத்தின் தலைமைத்துவம் தேர்தல் அரசியற் கட்சிகளுக்கு அப்பாலானது
02.11.21 15:32   Photo
13 ஆம் சட்டத்திருத்தத்தால் கட்டமைக்கப்பட்ட இன அழிப்பை எதிர்கொள்ள முடியுமா?
15.09.21 08:19  
English version not available
17.05.21 19:23   Photo
Ananthi blames war criminal Silva for blocking collective memorial at Mu'l'livaaykkaal
09.04.21 14:46  
English version not available
23.03.21 12:41   Photo
No focus on Tamil genocide, geopolitics gets played out in Geneva in favour of QUAD formation
21.03.21 13:34   Photo
Navi Pillay explains ‘human rights’ limitations in Geneva on Tamil genocide
15.03.21 20:36   Photo
Deceived Tamil activists in UK falsely claimed ‘substantial changes’ to Zero draft
09.03.21 21:34   Photo
UK repeatedly wronged Tamils says hunger-striker, demands genocide justice
26.02.21 11:53   Photo
Tamils witness false dilemma in Geneva as geopolitical formations pit against each other
19.02.21 14:02   Photo
UK not prepared to push for ICC option in new UNHRC Resolution
07.02.21 23:16   Photo
Unprecedented P2P uprising paves the way for rights-oriented politics of Tamils and Muslims
22.01.21 08:01   Photo
Gotabaya sets up deceptive COI citing ‘sovereignty’ and ‘non-aligned’ foreign policy
Find this article at: