Demanding that India should strongly support the U.S.-backed resolution against Sri Lanka in the UNHRC in Geneva and President Mahinda Rajapaksa be tried for war crimes, over 60,000 lawyers from all the 250 bar associations in Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry would boycott proceedings on March 4, P. Paramasivam, Chairman, Federation of Bar Associations of Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry said here on Friday.

Addressing presspersons, Mr. Paramasivam said that over one lakh Tamil people, including women, children were brutally killed by the Lankan government during the end of 2009 war.

Mr. Paramasivam wanted a voting to be carried out for establishing a separate Tamil Eelam so that the rights of Tamil people were protected.