Tamil Diplomat

Written assurance for the release of TPPs of the President following insistence by the CM

The Northern Provincial Council Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran  who had insisted the release of the Tamil Political Prisoners (TPPs)  with the President had got a written assurance.

Earlier his call was received by the secretary of the president who promised to inform the President of CM. But the CM took a call to the mobile of the President and made him aware the worsening conditions of 33 TPPs and insisted the importance of a written assurance from the President to make the TPPs give up their Fast. Following this President had sent a written assurance to the Commissioner of Prisons, which was read to the TPPs and thereafter they gave up the fast temporarily till Nov. 7th, it is reported.