While thousands of people are participating in the Ezhuka Thamil , Baticaloa town has gone into an upsurge spirit.
Thousands of people have joined the procession which commenced from Kallady Bridge at around 9 a.m. and moving towards Navatkudah Vivekananda Playground. Tamil people from various parts of Batticaloa, in their numbers, flowed in to join the rally.
A public meeting was held in the Navatkudah Vivekananda Playground. The Co-Chairs of Tamil People’s Council Leaders of Political Parties, Members of Parliament and members of Provincial councils spoke at the event. The Chief Minister of the Northern Provincial Council delivered an important speech in this meeting.