Jun 16, 2017

Hartal in north in support of Vigneswaran! Featured

A hartal campaign took place in the north yesterday (16) demanding the withdrawal of a no-confidence motion moved against the province’s chief minister C.V. Vigneswaran, radiogagana.com reports.

Representatives of political and civil society organizations as well as lecturers and students of Jaffna University participated.

The dispute started after Vigneswaran asked two of the NPC’s four ministers facing corruption charges to resign at a meeting of the council on June 14.

2 ministers told to apply for month’s leave

The CM has told fisheries, transport and commerce minister B. Denishwaran and health minister B. Satyalingam to apply for one month’s leave as investigations into the charges against them were underway.

A three member panel that probed the charges handed over its report last month.