Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Tamil Nadu State to be "paralysed" until Colombo declares ceasefire

(TC)All work and transport in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu will be paralysed indefinitely until the Sri Lankan Government of President Mahinda Rajapakse declares a ceasefire.

Two regional political party leaders from the pre-dominantly Tamil state have decided to launch a massive state – wide hartal or Bandh (stoppage of work) in the state until Colombo calls off the war against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). Full Text