A letter signed by the Leaders of all Tamil Parties had been sent yesterday insisting that remembering our dead is or basic right and the right to commemorate Thileepan.
The Leaders of Tamil Parties with Tamil Nationalist orientation got together at the home of Former Leader of the House, NPC, C.V.K. Sivagnanam and had signed this letter.
Ilankai Tamil Arasuk Kadchchi, Tamil National People KooTtaanii, PLOT Organization, EPRLF, Tamil National Party, Tamil People National Front, and Eelam Tamil Suyadchchi Kalagam have joined into sign this letter.
In a context where the commemoration events for Thileepan being banned through courts and Sivajilingam being arrested for commemorating Thileepan, a meeting of Tamil Parties was held at the invitation of TNA.
It was insisted in this meeting that it was the duty and the right to commemorate the public and Poralis killed in the 30 years long war and the government should revoke the bans in a next few days. Accordingly the above letter had been sent to the President and Prime Minister.