TIRUCHI: A number of Sri Lankan Tamil refugees observed a one-day token fast inside their camp premises at Vazhavanthankottai in the outskirts of the city on Tuesday condemning the genocide of Tamils in Sri Lanka.

Around 400 refugees including 150 women participated in the day-long fast which was led by the president of the refugee camp Subramanian. The refugee camp, functioning for over 10 years, houses around 600 Sri Lankan Tamil refugees. — Staff Reporter

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