Tamil Diplomat

Severe legal action will be taken against those who desecrate hereditary symbols : warns the new Municipal Commissioner

The new Commissioner of the Jaffna Municipal Council had warned that severe legal action will be taken against those who desecrate Hereditary symbols which reflect the culture of Tamils.

His warning follows the detection of an advertising poster of Cool drink brand ‘Cocacola’ being tied to the sword tip of the statue of King Sangiliyan, the last king of Jaffna Kingdom, located at Nallur.

This poster had been forthwith removed by the Municipality and the Commissioner had sent his condemnation to the executive of the company concerned. They had said no order was given by them to tie this poster there and promised to remove it immediately.