News items have been updated in websites that the President had ordered relevant Officials to take immediate action to release all Tamil Political Prisoners arrested before, during and after War.
Although the TNA, Public Organizations, Civil Societies and the relatives of the TPPs have undertaken continuous demonstrations, fasting protests and Hartals demanding the release of TPPs, but the government never responded to them.
The latest Good Governance Government also did not lend its ears. On the contrary the Minister of Justice went on to say that there are no Political Prisoners in the Country.
It is notable that, the former NPC Chief Minister, C.V.Wigneswaran commented that the release of the political prisoners should be placed as a demand by the TNA to support Budget.
In this context the news items saying that the President had order for immediate action to release the TPPs have been updated in the Websites.