A motorcade was organized from the Eastern Province to the Northern Province on the occasion of the 36th anniversary of Thilipan alias Rasaiya Prathipan, a former member of the LTTE. Sri Lanka Latest News
Member of Parliament Kajendran Kumar Ponnambalam had organized it.
While the parade was passing through Trincomalee this afternoon (17th), there was an objection from a group of people standing near Sardhapura 6th post in Trincomalee.
The carriage carrying Thilipan’s image had to be turned back due to the opposition.
Jaffna District Member of Parliament Mr. Selvaraja Kajendran was also present in this procession and he also joined the protest.
There, some protestors had attacked MP Kajendran in front of the police officers.
Meanwhile, another group of people there arranged to send the councillor away from the place on a motorcycle.
There, another person attacked the MP again.
Police security was also deployed around the place after the incident.