Demonstration staged in Jaffna against the Government

The protest is against what some claim is the systematic settlement of Sinhalese people in the Tamil dominated region and the erection of Buddhist statues in an area devoid of Buddhist devotees.The Tamil People’s Council (TPC) organised the demonstration, which also garnered the support of some constituent members of the TNA and the Tamil National People’s Front (TNPF) led by Gajen Ponnambalam. (Colombo Gazette) Northern Province Chief Minister C V Wigneswaran led a demonstration in Jaffna today against the Government.Most shops in the Jaffna town were closed during the demonstration.