The power of granting general amnesty lies with the President. Hence the President must come forward to use his power to find a solution to this problem, it has been insisted.
A massive attention drawing protest demanding the unconditional release of TPPs was held yesterday in Batticaloa. It was during this protest that the above demand was insisted.
The Rally commenced at the Clock Tower and proceeded to the Bus and then to Ghandi Park where a demonstration was held.
Slogans were shouted in the rally including the following:
Are the people who fought for their race Criminals?
Good Governance, release the TPPS unconditionally.
What is the delay in granting amnesty.?
This demonstration under the aegis of Progressive Tamils Organization was led by the TNA MP. Viyalenthiran, and Former MP Ariyanenthiran, theChaiemen of Pradeshiya Sabas, Members of Ps and municipal council participated in the Rally.