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SE undergrads demand end of woes for peace

From Mohamed Rasshid
The South Eastern University Students’ Federation staged a protest at Oluvil last week demanding an end to what they described as the atrocities perpetrated on the Muslim community in the name of peace.

Students in large numbers, backed by other Muslim youths, carried placards some of which read, ‘Yesterday in Muttur, Valaichenai. Today in Kinniya. Tomorrow?’, and ‘Does Peace mean Genocide of Muslims?’, took part in the protest which lasted about two hours.

Transport on the Kalmunai-Akkaraipattu road remained disrupted during the agitation.

President of the Students Federation, A. Thavan said Muslim politicians had failed to meet the aspirations of the community at large during the past two years.

He said that some of those who were elected on the strength of the SLMC under the late Ashraff are now unfortunately in different camps. This had happened due to different policies and agendas.


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