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Wednesday 8 April 2020
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Women and Public Organisations hold Protest  against Ragging in Front of University of Jaffna

Women and Public Organisations hold Protest  against Ragging in Front of University of Jaffna

An attention drawing protest demonstration was held yesterday, under the aegis of Vallamai Women’s Organization in front of Jaffna University condemning the Ragging incidents occurring in Jaffna University.

In this protest which commenced yesterday at around 9.00 a.m. , several people including the Vallamai Women’s Organization, National Fishermen Cooperative Movement, Rural Workers Union, Chemmugam performance group, Vithai Group,   representatives of District level and rural level women’s organizations and members of several Political parties participated in the Protest.

The demonstrators carried placards with slogans in Tamil and Sinhala, such as :

* We don’t want Ragging!!

* Is Ragging, which urge suicidal tendencies needed?

* Could you talk Equality while distressing women?

* Don’t terminate the happy life in campus in death!

* Administration, take action against Ragging.

Police was massed near the venue of the protest.

Demonstrators commented that, University students who are to be the future leaders engaging in Ragging causing serious consequences is not acceptable. We will continue our struggle until Ragging is eradicated from the Jaffna University.


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