Muslim people in Jaffna demonstrated against TNA member of NPC, Asmin yesterday and burned his effigy.
A controversy occurred in the Trincomalee Sri Shanmuga Hindu Girls College regarding the ‘Habaya’ of Muslim teachers. The TNA expressed opinion that the traditions of the school should be respected and decisions should be taken in accordance with it.
Asmin also had stated his position in the Facebook supportive of the TNA’s stance. Yesterday’s demonstration was held calling Asmin to stop expressing views without respecting his religion and that he should apologize in a public space.
The demonstration was held at the 4-road junction in Navanthurai after the noon worship at Jummah Mosque. Asmin’s effigy was carried in a procession and burned at the 4-road junction.
The demonstration was to be held against another Tamil TNA MPc, but on the intervention of a Minister it was abandoned, it is learnt.