Batticaloa: Tamils observe total shutdown against Jihadi governor

Friday January 25, 2019

A total shutdown was observed in the Tamil areas of Batticaloa today, condemning the appointment of a Jihadist as the Eastern governor.


All Tamil shops and some of the banks in the district were shutdown, with transport coming to a standstill.


This is the second total shutdown being observed in Batticaloa by Tamils condemning the appointment of M.L.A.M.Hizbullah, the leader of a faction of the Sri Lankan paramilitary group, the Jihad Group, as the governor of the Eastern Province.