Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka's TNA seeks Tamils' right to self-determination at Chavakachcheri May Day rally
Wed, Apr 23, 2014, 11:00 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Apr 23, Colombo: Sri Lanka's main Tamil party, the Tamil National Alliance (TNA), will call for Tamils' right to self-determination at its May Day rally scheduled to be held in Chavakachcheri.

TNA Jaffna District parliamentarian Mavai Senathirajah has said the TNA would celebrate May Day this year under the theme of the right to self-determination as well as issues including the cost of living, unemployment, resettlement and land grabbing. He explained that the people in the North and East have been affected by these issues.

Mr. Senathirajah told the media that the TNA will also call on the military to release all privately owned land to allow farmers whose lands are under military custody to carry out their livelihoods.

Members of the TNA, Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran, provincial ministers and councilors, and members of other local bodies will attend the May Day rally.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
CID questions former Sri Lankan minister over journalists' murder
-- [52 minutes ago]
Sri Lankan Prime Minister to visit North to hold discussions with Tamil leaders
-- [1 hour and 25 minutes ago]
Two Universities Visit at Indiana Buddhist Temple
-- [5 hours ago]
President Obama intends to nominate Atul Keshap as Ambassador to Sri Lanka and Maldives
-- [9 hours ago]
Suspect attacked Sri Lankan President's brother surrenders
Sri Lanka Freedom Party MPs attend rally in Ratnapura despite party directive to stay away
Sri Lanka to participate in the universal exposition World Expo 2015
Sri Lankan court orders probe into former Defense Secretary's bank accounts
Sri Lankan minster writes to President and PM asking not to nominate the 'corrupted' for elections
Atmosphere and receptivity during third round Indo-Lanka fishermen talks better - spokesperson

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.