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SLMC requests support for hartal in North & East tomorrow

The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) today requested the Muslims in the North and East Provinces to support the fellow Tamils in a hartal against removal of war monument at Jaffna University and mandatory cremation of COVID-19 victims.

“We request the Muslims to join hands in solidarity with fellow Tamils and support fully with the “Hartal” called to observed tomorrow against the insensitivity around memorialization and treating the dead with dignity by the government and to condemn the destruction of memorial monument for the dead in Jaffna university and forced cremation Muslim janazha (infected by Covid-19),”SLMC Secretary Nizam Kariapper said.