A symbolic fasting protest was held in Jaffna yesterday, in support of the TPPs who have undertaken a Fasting protest at the Anuradhapura Prison for the last 12 days.
The Social Organizations in Jaffna, The New Marxist- Leninist party, Mass Movement for Social Justice, TNPF and The association parents and Guardians of Missing persons have got together in this Symbolic fasting struggle.
Several struggles are being undertaken in the home land and abroad for the release of the TPPs who have gone on a fasting struggle for the last 12 days, demanding to at least release them with short term Rehabilitation.
Although politicians were invited to participate in this struggle, only M.K.Sivajilingam, Selvarasa Kajendran and a few PS members participated in this fasting.
However the organizers have said that similar protests will be undertaken continuously.